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by pharvey
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

Dropped a few coins in the local wishing well
Made my wish but of course, not allowed to tell
But as a hint, it's on my "Bucket List"
by pharvey
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

Dropped a few coins in the local wishing well
by pharvey
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

arcadianagain wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:14 pm
I`m a Devonian and I don`t feel European in the slightest
So your "loyalty" is to county rather than country then?
by pharvey
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

arcadianagain wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:13 pm
When in a Cornish pub my Australian friend asked for scrumpy, the landlord said Scrumpy comes from Devon we don`t sell it. To which my friend said, why then, do you sell Fosters?
:lach:
by pharvey
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

HHTel wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Used to be based in Devonport many years ago. Scrumpy was prevalent on both sides of the bridge. But so what. After a few pints you don't care where it came from!!
Fair comment :thumb: :D

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by pharvey
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

The only thing that comes to mind when I think of Cornwall is 'Scrumpy' and that alone makes it a worthwhile place to visit. I remember in my younger days drinking Scrumpy at 10d a pint. Drank through closed teeth to filter out the 'foreign bodies'. Oh, happy days!. I'd always link Somerset with "S...
by pharvey
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

There once was a terrible poet
Who for inspiration relied too heavily on the Moet
But far less on the Chandon
by pharvey
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament
Replies: 127
Views: 4060

Re: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament

^ Totally thrown me - I was fully expecting a Ferrari one two in Singapore. Thought that circuit suited them far better than it would do the Mercedes.

Anyway certainly happy Hamilton stands a good chance of increasing his lead!! :thumb:

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by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

Fantastic rugby on the telly today
The wife wanted 'Strictly' but I sent her away
Wins for teams playing away from home
by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

Fantastic rugby on the telly today
by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

STEVE G wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:02 pm
Back in the days when some pubs had a number plate above the bar saying "RU 18" to remind people about underage drinking, the Cornish version said "18 RE" !
:lach:
by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1952
Views: 58108

Re: The Rugby Thread

NZ vs SA

Christ, WHAT a GAME, WHAT a GAME!! Best Test match I've seen in a long while

Shan't put the score or comments in at the moment just in case people are watching a little later. Certainly wouldn't want to spoil the "viewing pleasure"!!

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by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?
Replies: 20
Views: 480

Re: Cornwall and South Devon more European than English?

Some years ago I bought a "Cornish Chunky" (thick woolen jumper) - always makes me laugh with the label saying "Made in Cornwall, Near England".... :D
by pharvey
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1952
Views: 58108

Re: The Rugby Thread

Christ, how often do you see 3 out of the top 4 being Northern Hemisphere?! :shock: Be nice to see one of us taking top place though! :roll:



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by pharvey
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Limerick Thread
Replies: 949
Views: 10488

Re: Limerick Thread

My best friend is my dog named Bob