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File 101
Banish those nightmares and pet hates and consign them
forever to this page
People who fiddle with coins, keys and/or pens when they are talking to you.
Ever listened to a interview or conversation where someone doesn't say the words "ABSO-LUTELY", "like", "to be honest", "you know (wot I mean)" or "basically" at some point?
Go on and listen
Elitist & pretentious attitudes    

  students using 'Junior' hacksaws to cut wood. Advice.

An Appeal

A ban is called for on that 'lethal' chemical - dihydrogen monoxide. We would be grateful if you could send us any other hazards which are associated with the handling of this chemical. See more.

  • is an active ingredient of excessive sweating, bed-wetting and vomiting

  • is a major component in acid rain, avalanches, mud-slides

  • can cause severe burns in its gaseous state

  • can kill you when accidentally inhaled, especially in marine environments

  • contributes to erosion

  • decreases the effectiveness of car brakes

Facts - harmful if taken in large quantities.
Quotable Quotes

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

If you must choose between two evils, pick the one you've never tried before.

A fool and his money are soon partying.

Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.

I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back.

Half the people you know are below average.

99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.

If you want the rainbow, you've put up with the rain.

All those who believe in psychokinesis raise my hand.

Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met.

OK, so what's the speed of dark?

How do you tell when you're out of invisible ink?

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.

Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy.

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

Everyone has a photographic memory. Some just don't have film.

I intend to live forever - so far, so good.

Join the Army, meet interesting people, kill them.

If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?

Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.

24 hours in a day ... 24 beers in a case...coincidence?

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk?

What happens if you get scared half to death twice?

I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out.

I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.

Why do psychics have to ask you for your name?

If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.

If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

The colder the X-ray table, the more of your body is required to be on it.

The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread.

The severity of the itch is proportional to the reach.

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.

The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard.

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up.


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