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Old 16th Nov 2007, 12:07   #21
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OK now, I know why this is illegal, and I don't think the story is funny. However. There was one sentence in it which made me ponder.

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The court heard how Cooney put the 12-inch carrot down his trousers and told a pupil in her 40s that a perfectly executed manoeuvre was so good that it had given him an erection.
I hardly know where to begin in explaining to the poor man why that was on so many levels not the way to impress her.
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Old 16th Nov 2007, 12:36   #22
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Bikes and carrots: why is it always the 51 year olds?
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When police arrested him they also found naked photos in the glove box of his Vauxhall Corsa.
A Corsa is little more than a glorified bike... are we sure it's not the same guy?
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I had a Corsa once.
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I had one twice. Well, the same one, for nine years.
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I had one twice. Well, the same one, for nine years.
I'm trying to figure out what you mean, and I can't. I've got the post-lunch slump I'm afraid.

I started learning to drive in a Corsa (then got switched to a Micra, which was bright yellow).
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I've never owned a car, but learned to drive in a Corsa.

Mightily offended, bg - a Corsa is a lot better than the car I'm currently driving (I don't own cars, just borrow them. Yes; legally.). The car I'm currently driving must be a glorified pair of shoes by your reasoning.
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Mightily offended, bg - a Corsa is a lot better than the car I'm currently driving
Hmmm... maybe Vauxhall Corsas are much better than Opel Corsas? (Or maybe it's just that I'm 195 cm and barely fit in a Corsa...)
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I imagine Vauxhall Corsa's aren't great for the vertically unchallenged, though more roomy than many small cars. I always felt like I was driving around in a bubble that could float off at any moment, so although I was humungously upset when some bastard stole mine, joy-rode it for a bit and left it burnt-out in a field, I was very pleased with the more solid Peugeot I chose to replace it.

Edit: Sorry, I seem to have taken this rather off-topic.
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My husband says his feet are too big for the footwell of our car (Peugeot - not our car actually, just borrowed).


Hmmm, this is no longer really 'news', is it? Ho-hum, we're in politics and society - nothing is irrelevant.
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