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doonhamer Jul 26th, 2006 02:30 AM

I'm not ignoring you guys...
 
... but I can't reply to your postings on my stereotypes post, 'cos I don't get a reply button for some reason.

Sheila, fine ye ken we cannae spell doon hame, an' onywey ye kent whit ah wiz sayin'.

emilid, I think you've guessed where my money was - interestingly my boss was betting on the English for reasons best known to himself.

Everyone, this was meant as a piece of whimsical nonsense, with no truth in it other than that which you yourself percieve. if you have been amused, I am glad, if you have been offended, I am stricken with remorse and sadness, and I offer my unreserved apologies.

jody Jul 26th, 2006 03:09 AM

Someone who doesn't recognize satire and irony must have complained!

I'd wager you won your bet, though!

audere_est_facere Jul 26th, 2006 03:15 AM

It was closed while Europe slept....

emilid Jul 26th, 2006 04:12 AM

doonhamer:

Haha! Awesome. Go figure. It's always the one that is closest to your nose.

BTilke Jul 26th, 2006 04:15 AM

Doon, still wondering why only American women got their own stereotype...can't you think of anything to say about European women?

Marko Jul 26th, 2006 04:20 AM

I thought I might hide this in here !! You are already in enough trouble ;) ;)
heres some clothing/fashion tips for travellers!
1. A nose ring and bifocals.


2. Spiked hair and bald spots.


3. A pierced tongue and dentures.


4. Miniskirts and support hose.


5. Ankle bracelets and corn pads.


6. Speedo's and cellulite.


7. A belly button ring and a gall bladder surgery scar.


8. Unbuttoned disco shirts and a heart monitor.


9. Midriff shirts and a midriff bulge.


10. Bikinis and liver spots,


11. Short shorts and varicose veins.


12. Inline skates and a walker.


13. Thongs and Depends.


And the ultimate "Bad Taste" in fashion for the "Older Folks" --


14. Pierced Nipples that hang below the waist.

Yeah I know...barely travel related ! But humour is international !

doonhamer Jul 26th, 2006 04:38 AM

BTilke, I can think of plenty to say on European women, b ut I'm a coward! My wife has 3 different strains of European blood, so it doesn't leave me much room for manoeuvre

ira Jul 26th, 2006 06:32 AM

Hi d,

>Ira - "bearing his bum" is Britspeak for mooning...

No it isn't.

BARING not bearing

((I))

suze Jul 26th, 2006 07:14 AM

Yes, I figured that one was too funny to last long. Thanks anyway for the laughs, from an american female -Suze


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