I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by DuncaninFrance » Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:29 am

"Morons, aren't you that sect that has more than one wife?"

"We are"

"You should be bloody well hung!"

"We Are!!!" :shock:
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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by Niner Delta » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:05 pm

Mormons or Morons....... or is that part of the joke............. :lol:

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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by DuncaninFrance » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:35 am

Not a TYPO Vern It's from a Kevin 'Bloody' Wilson record I have............ :loco: :loco:
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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by Niner » Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:54 pm

A hundred years ago teachers were bitching about their pay..just like today. Of course living in barracks and wearing fatigues might get a bit tiresome if someone in authority took them up on their request. Wonder how they would feel about doing KP and wearing government contract army boots?

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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by Niner » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:12 pm

The American Boy Scouts at their tenth anniversary. A story in the Pensacola newspaper a hundred years ago. That was before any scout masters were child molesters. Think of the horror that that possibility would have provoked in the local church boy scout troop organizers. It was just about doing good deeds in those times. However, it looks like there was one Scout leader for every 3.75 boys back then. Lots of supervision in those days.

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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by Niner » Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:36 am

Here is an object lesson in not saying the first thing that pops into your head. A hundred years ago.

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Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Post by Niner Delta » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:36 pm

It was a case of being technically correct, but not a good idea to say it out loud...... :roll:

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