You know you think about Africa too much when...

Jan 26th, 2009, 04:37 PM
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You know you think about Africa too much when...

You see an article about "big game recipes" and don't realize it is talking about the superbowl.
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Jan 26th, 2009, 05:18 PM
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Jan 26th, 2009, 05:50 PM
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Let's hope the Cardinals get CRUSHED
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Jan 26th, 2009, 06:10 PM
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And when you officiously point out to the department store sales clerk that the shoes she's calling "leopard" print are actually cheetah.
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Jan 26th, 2009, 07:27 PM
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Crushed?! They've never even been to the big dance, and the Steelers have been how many times? Come on now, we can share the wealth - or are we a little partisan to Pennsylvania teams?

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Jan 27th, 2009, 12:19 AM
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Momliz,

Just upset about the Eagles. Don't care for the Steelers or any of the other 31 teams......
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Jan 27th, 2009, 04:22 AM
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LAleslie, that's a funny one. Did she even understand what you were saying? Did she care?
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Jan 27th, 2009, 05:58 AM
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Ann, Leslie, I love it!

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Leslie, I've done that same thing, though it wasn't shoes, it was printed fabric on an item of clothing!
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Too funny! That reminds me of a cartoon postcard I saw in South Africa. On it, one cheetah was saying to another, "If one more tourist calls me a leopard, I'm going to eat him!", or something to that effect.
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When, (here in Canada, where we drive on the right), you drive on the left and see a vehicle coming towards you in the same lane and wonder why the idiot is on the wrong side of the road! Oops!
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How about when you tell your friends what kind of a giraffe the "Toy's R Us" mascot(Geoffery) is?
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Jan 27th, 2009, 05:50 PM
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Ann, Kavey, I see this mistake over and over and it drives me wild. But the sales clerk looked at me with that "Whatever" look. She didn't care one bit.
I do love the big game recipes.
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love all your responses
I have not yet gone on my first safari, its in May. I work with little children, so for me it is when ever i see one of their toy animals, puzzle pieces, etc, i want to shout "soon i will see the REAL ANIMAL IN IT'S NATURAL HABITAT. and then i just drift a bit away...
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Jan 28th, 2009, 05:49 AM
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or when...
you wake up in the morning, and suddenly you realize that your eyes have (unconsciously) just scanned that verticle branch of that (Oak) tree just out of your room's window, looking for a potential Leopard...
It happened to me after returning from a 3 months safari in Africa, when i was dedicated to finding the spotted one before my driver, thus scanning thousands and thousands of trees without ever getting tired...

(It is a great pleasure to spot one first. Tha fact is that most leopards are spotted by other drivers and then spread by radio or word of mouth, but your driver does not tell you he's got that tip.
when your driver-guide salutes another, asking "Mzee, juu iko wapi?
he's asking about the leopard calling it "juu" which means "üp"
that's short for "madoadoa ya juu"
=the upper spotted one; this is driver code,they rarely use "chui" the proper name of leopard)
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This is a very funny thread. I have found myself looking at tree limbs more often, and correcting the cheetah v. leopard print.

But the big game recipes made me laugh. Gives a whole new meaning to "Buffalo wings" (a popular appetizer here in the U.S.).
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