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BS: Let's fight about penguins today!

GUEST,Musket getting nostalgic 30 Jul 13 - 02:50 AM
Little Hawk 29 Jul 13 - 11:50 PM
GUEST 29 Jul 13 - 07:16 PM
gnu 29 Jul 13 - 05:28 PM
GUEST,Musket throwing up 29 Jul 13 - 03:08 PM
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GUEST,Guest from Sanity 28 Jul 13 - 11:50 AM
GUEST,Ed T 28 Jul 13 - 09:29 AM
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Little Hawk 28 Jul 13 - 08:11 AM
gnu 28 Jul 13 - 08:10 AM
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Musket 27 Jul 13 - 07:45 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Musket getting nostalgic
Date: 30 Jul 13 - 02:50 AM

The Cornish comic Jethro was booked as an after dinner speaker at a 'do I was at years ago.

Might have been the beer, champers, wine or brandy, but there again it could have been him. I doubt I have ever laughed so much. The one I remember was him saying he phoned the vet to say his dog had swallowed a condom. The vet gave advice as to checking the dog and would call round if it didn't appear at the other end by the morning.   Half an hour later Jethro phoned the vet to say panic over. He found another one in the bedside cabinet.

Doesn't take much for me to lose the art of breathing. .. why have asthma when laughing too much can have the same effect?

Oh. Sorry. Thread drift.

Right.

Sodding penguins!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 29 Jul 13 - 11:50 PM

Ian, I may have to introduce you to Jethro if you persist in being obstreporous...


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Jul 13 - 07:16 PM

I think you are flaping your pin feathers, gnu. I doubt if you ever figured out how to flip a flapping-flightless penguin, let alone knowing how to get down off one.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 29 Jul 13 - 05:28 PM

My penguin can flipper the flap outa yer penguin with one flpper tied behind his back!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Musket throwing up
Date: 29 Jul 13 - 03:08 PM

This is supposed to be about penguins, not hairy dead fish!

The best linguistic contribution from the other side of the pond I can think of is "10 inch meat feast and hold the anchovies!" I don't like the things, really don't.

Now penguins, there's another matter. The only waddle worth seeing was Chris Waddle, going wide and crossing it into the box. (Look it up if you must know.)



Here, LH. Don't you call him Goofus, it isn't nice.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Jul 13 - 12:37 PM

They're cute...but dress too formally. You'd think that as beach birds, they'd wear something a bit more casual?

Besides, they are unnatural birds, flying beneath the water, instead of in the air like respectable birds.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 05:25 PM

Nothing else tastes like anchovies.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 12:14 PM

Guest, I was referring back to this post.....but come to think of it,
You might be right!....

BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 11:21 PM

John in Kansas: "It's really hard to form an affectionate attachment to something that smells like rotten fish (my impression of the penguins I've known), although I've known a couple of ladies who managed it with their guys who...."

Hey, something I've always wanted to know....If girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice...how come they all taste like anchovies?

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 12:09 PM

Intercourse the anchovies.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 11:50 AM

That's because the really like varieties of anchovies.

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Ed T
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 09:29 AM

Last post was me.
Blue Penguins seem to have a lower divorce rate than muany human societies.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 09:26 AM

While Blue Penguins form long-term relationships, the annual divorce rate is estimated at 6 percent.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 08:11 AM

Your assumptions about "Goofus" are most ill-founded, Ian. He ain't the crude political beast you assume he is.

Anyway, DON'T let the penguins down!!!!! Keep posting!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 28 Jul 13 - 08:10 AM

LH was right.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Musket curious
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 02:27 PM

They?
Theory?

Either qualify or go and play with those toys I put out for you Goofus.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 01:55 PM

I wonder if Darwinians have a theory to explain why they escaped natural selection...of the fittest...

Actually, they hate survival of the fittest...somehow it doesn't work with their theory....

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 09:23 AM

You never know...they may have seen Darwin as a work in progress. ;-D


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Musket
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 07:45 AM

not too keen on the peppermint chocolate flavoured ones. They are the biscuits you get after giving blood in our local sports hall. I have to eat them twice a year. I prefer the orange or the straight forward chocolate ones if truth be known.

I was walking alongside African (Clown) penguins last year down in the cape, fascinating creatures. I wonder if Darwin saw them as work in progress?


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Pete Jennings
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 06:48 AM

Down in the Falklands, the RAF pilots discovered that if they flew in at right-angles to the beach, the penguins would watch them go over until they all fell onto their backs.

Not the smartest creatures...


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Jul 13 - 01:11 AM

Yeah, I always figured those damn things must be a petroleum product...they are certainly not "food".


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Ed T
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 08:26 PM

You can make a good fire with tortilla chips - the oil in 'em burns just fine.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 07:28 PM

I actually like these organic tortilla chips. They are not so bland if ya don't eat much of anything all day. Wish I had some penguin dip for them tho.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: akenaton
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 06:26 PM

Penguins are shite!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 05:31 PM

And I thought BP oil stood for British Penguin Oil:)


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 02:16 PM

Ed... British Bird Oil is for sale on adverts on the page britbirdsporn.com. Oaks clued me in. He uses it in his lesbian garden to attract all sorts of birds. I bought a case. Gonna be a wild weekend!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Ed T
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 01:23 PM

British bird oil


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: MMario
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 01:15 PM

YOu will notice they have managed to open the NorthWest passage?


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 01:05 PM

Oh, fuck the penguins. Useless, noisy, smelly little prats. Orca feed at best I say.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 11:21 PM

OOOpps..I messed up the other one...you can delete it...


John in Kansas: "It's really hard to form an affectionate attachment to something that smells like rotten fish (my impression of the penguins I've known), although I've known a couple of ladies who managed it with their guys who...."

Hey, something I've always wanted to know....If girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice...how come they all taste like anchovies?"

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 11:17 PM

John in Kansas: "It's really hard to form an affectionate attachment to something that smells like rotten fish (my impression of the penguins I've known), although I've known a couple of ladies who managed it with their guys who...."

Hey, something I've always wanted to know....If girls are made of sugar and spice...how come they all taste like anchovies?"

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Jack the Sailor
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 12:59 PM

The Great Auk was called pin wing by the sailors who ate them.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 11:37 AM

Thanks for sharing your true story about penguins, Tattie Bogle.

Spleen Cringe - you too.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 11:35 AM


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From: GUEST,Spleen Cringe
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 05:50 AM

As a kid I thought these so-called birds were actually called 'pengwings'. I assumed that 'peng' was simply another word for 'flipper'. Part of me still believes this.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: gnu
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 04:04 AM

Becca... hehehehee!


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 11:13 PM

Slow cooked over hickory or mesquite for six or eight hours, then a dry rub and more slooooooooooow cooking.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Bob Bolton
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 09:25 PM

G'day Ed T,

In the song (actually called "The Wee Dark Engine Room" by its composer, the late Harry Robinson - on his LP "Whale Chasing Men" the eggs don't get to hatch ... They get eaten - after being cooked over the pot-belly stove in said 'wee dark engine room', where Harry was refurbishing whaling ship engines, in the "off (... whaling...)season"!

Regards,

BobB


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Becca72
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 12:12 PM

Mario Lemieux can kiss my ass!!



What? Oh, not that kind of penguin?


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 12:01 PM

Well I did go to the Antarctic (not the Anarchic!)and was completely hooked on them - apart from their pink smelly poo (pink because of all the krill they eat). I'd defy anyone to find them boring!
The young ones were incredibly funny to watch with their childish squabbles - and running away from a fight, they'd nearly always fall over! And sitting in a pool of mud and ice cooling their feet, or lying completely flat prone just when they felt tired.
And that moment when you see nothing at sea then hundreds of them just catapult out of the water! One day we watched a whole crowd of them debating whether to go into the sea or not: as each wave came in, they would run back, then toddle down again to water's edge, only to run back again when the next wave came in. Finally one brave soul tested the water and the whole lot of them rushed in at once.
And then we were told to keep at least 5m away from them: but they hadn't told the penguins! As I was filming some others, one was down at my feet, tugging away at a strap on my bag.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Ed T
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 11:52 AM

Yoko Ono had a song which seemed to be Penguin sounds, (to my bird toned ear, anyway)?

Nic Jones had an album titled "Penguin Eggs", way back. But, I am not sure if the eggs hatched out, or of the survival rate?


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 11:14 AM

Anyone got a copy of the English book of Penguin folk songs?

Special ggents not found me yet :-( I was really looking forward to my swim in the fountains!

Cheers

DtG


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Bill D
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 11:06 AM

How soon we forget.

Penguin Bash


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 10:34 AM

"all I've ever heard them talk about was fish"

I've known a number of men who do the same. Sunfish, bluegills, crappies (that's pronounced 'croppy'), walleye, muskies...

Come to think of it, those terms should be included in any book entitled 'How to Succeed in Wisconsin.'


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Ed T
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 10:32 AM

Anyone know where to get a free online English to Penguin translator?

(I suspect LH already acquired a Hawk to Penguin translator, as well as a Bob Dylan to Penguin translator, for song lyric exchange?)


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 09:20 AM

The truckers have a slight advantage not available to penguins since petroleum products deaden the sense of smell. (It's claimed you should walk through some spilled gasoline if the dogs are after you.)

Up to a point, fresh fish smell can be neutralized with lemon juice, according to some; but apparently penguins don't care for lemonade.

A couple of former friends carried an "aura of ethnic diet" that was mildly intrusive, but adaptation was quite easy, especially for ***** and **** who were "exceptionally hot."

While I'm sure some penguins could compete with lots of people with respect to intelligent conversation, finding a subject of mutual interest might be difficult, especially since all I've ever heard them talk about was fish. Maybe it was just the company they kept, though.

Should you take a penguin to an art show to see what broader interests they have? (Didn't work with most of the girls I've known.)

John


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 08:53 AM

I think so. After all, it's more than one gets from some people.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 08:42 AM

It's really hard to form an affectionate attachment to something that smells like rotten fish (my impression of the penguins I've known), although I've known a couple of ladies who managed it with their guys who brought home the salmon, and quite a few with attachments to truckers who smelled more like diesel oil and tranny grease than their Freightliners did.

I suppose it could work if the penguin could carry on an intelligent conversation. (?)

John


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: GUEST,Musket curious
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 02:33 AM

Nic Jones got me all curious about how penguin eggs would taste. ..


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Seamus Kennedy
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 01:18 AM

Roast Penguin Recipe.
1. Pluck penguin.
2. Roast it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Let's fight about penguins today!
From: Ebbie
Date: 24 Jul 13 - 12:53 AM

A surprising number of tourists to Alaska inquire about our population of penguins. Strangely, a number of our local tourist shops carry penguins for sale. And they sell. Great Alaska souvenirs, I guess.


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