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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 10:18 am 
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[quote author=flammaster link=board=general;num=1039760334;start=15#25 date=03/30/04 at 12:04:57]Ohh yea like on Austin Powers.<br><br>half the kids i work with have their own ghetto slang and I am just now starting to learn it after 2 years[/quote]<br><br>Yeah you got it.<br><br> I just wish my brain would work quick enough to be able to switch the words around....great fun!!!<br>

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Only English people could come up with a useful word like "shat". We Americans have been trying for years to come up with words that mean the same thing, but they all sound so unfuckingbelievably stupid.

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apr 21 04 fast food: mcdonald's c.e.o. cantalupo dies   :o<br><br>the american company wasted little time in putting australian charlie bell in charge after his predecessor died of an apparent heart attack after a big mac attack.... <br><br>[center]Image[/center]<br>

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[quote author=Batchain115 link=board=general;num=1039760334;start=30#33 date=04/21/04 at 23:09:29]Last November I did one of my "little rants" because I missed out on two P/O concerts because a certain person found out she would have to do "pussy sitting" for someone who had a "cathouse" and I had no back-up to get there.Some found this "little rant" just a tad amusing while I thought it really quite restrained![/quote]<br><br>As many times as I've said it before, I'll have to say it again. That rant of yours is a work of art. I doubt Richard Pryor or George Carlin could do any better. ;D<br>

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Canada whale rescuer killed after cutting endangered animal loose

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Mr Howlett, right, died moments after freeing an endangered whale

A Canadian man has been killed during a rescue operation after he cut an endangered whale free from tangled fishing lines.

Joe Howlett succeeded in rescuing the whale, only to be struck by it moments later as it flipped into the water.

He was a lobster fisherman by trade and a founder of the whale rescue group on Campobello Island, New Brunswick.

Friends told the Canadian Press he had saved some two dozen whales over 15 years.

Mackie Green, a friend of Mr Howlett who had founded the rescue team with him, said: "They got the whale totally disentangled and then some kind of freak thing happened and the whale made a big flip."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40579766


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I had a bout with irony earlier this week when I attempted to find a particular set of nylon strings for my acoustic guitar. Asking the clerk if he had any ball-end nylon strings he mentioned that yes he did, "...and ironically they're from Ernie Ball." :x
This is one of those easy mistakes to make. I used to do it all the time too. Equating coincidence with irony, doesn't make it ironic. I gently corrected him not as an English authority but as someone who is irritated with the maleducation of some of the people we deal with on a daily basis, who are sometimes on par with Jim Ignatowski from the Taxi tv series. Always nice to learn new things.

That which tends to have the opposite effect of what was originally intended.

I gave him some easy examples to remember:The fire department burned down. or The lifeguard drowned.

If he flipped me off and uttered "asshole" under his breath as I walked away, I have no way of knowing. :wink: 8)

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Utah woman killed on Alaska cruise during murder mystery dinner
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When passengers aboard the Emerald Princess cruise heard the first in a string of announcements regarding a death on the ship, some simply thought it was part of the show.

Kristy Manzanares, 39, was found in her cabin with a severe head wound Tuesday, following a “domestic dispute” around 9 p.m., authorities said. She was pronounced dead 20 minutes later.

Others aboard the cruise, meanwhile, were being entertained by a “Murder Mystery” dinner show elsewhere on the ship, traveling through Alaska waters, CBS reported.

Their revelry, however was interrupted by a troubling announcement requesting urgent assistance from medical and security teams. Passenger Vic Simpson recalled the casual response from those enjoying the dinner show, most of them under the impression that it was simply meant to enhance the evening’s entertainment.

“Because they were doing a murder mystery theater about death on a cruise ship, most people thought it was just part of the dramatic effect of what they were doing,” he told Inside Edition.

Confusion surrounding the matter devolved into concern and the cruise liner was diverted to Juneau hours ahead of schedule.

The ship was placed on lock-down for hours as the FBI investigated. Some were restricted to their cabins, while others were free to walk about, but not leave the ship. Passengers were eventually allowed to disembark around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday .

After hundreds of interviews, officials filed murder charges against Manzanares’ husband, Kenneth Manzanares, Thursday afternoon.

In the arrest affidavit, a witness identified as only D.H. recalled entering the cabin where the incident took place and asking Kenneth what unfolded in the blood-covered room

“She wouldn’t stop laughing at me,” he responded, before attempting to drag his wife’s body over to the ship’s balcony. When a security officer arrived minutes later, he cuffed Kenneth Manzanares after spotting blood on his shirt and hands.

A federal judge Thursday afternoon appointed a public defender for the murder victim. He dabbed his eyes and nose with a tissue, crying, ahead of his appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin F. McCoy via teleconference from Juneau.

The couple had taken the cruise to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary and their teenage daughters were with them on the vacation, their neighbors, Nicole and Brice Beckstrom, told CBS.

“To find out that it was her was shocking,” Nicole said.

The family of five boarded The Emerald Princess in Seattle on Sunday for a seven-day cruise along the Alaskan coastline.
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Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt told Kenneth Manzanares he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison or the death penalty and a maximum fine of $250,000. McCoy additionally ordered the suspect remain in jail until the case is resolved.

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This song isn't all irony, after all its about Backwardness. But, I still believe there is a healthy dose of irony in there (or oxymoronity even!).

Backwards Town - Eugene Chadbourne with Noah John

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Sometimes I like to live out here in Backwards Town
Where work is fun, dogs feed us and rents go down
Hangovers feel good
And what goes around really comes around
We’re happy and in love here in Backwards Town

Where the rivers flow with a silver glow, tastes like wine
Justice is for free, it doesn’t cost a dime
Kids respect the adults
And apes and monkeys run the zoo
And celebrities wait for hours to catch a glimpse of you

<Chorus>

Where campaign promises aren’t just a pack of lies
Coffee’s reasonably priced
And Tall is the largest size
And when you die, nobody lies about what you were like
But you constantly have to relearn how to ride a bike

<Chorus>

Where nice people don’t grow old with a broken heart
Where the girl with the biggest breasts doesn’t always get the part
Hard work and talent are the things that count in Hollywood
No one wins a Grammy cuz their ass looks good

<Chorus>

Its where cops pull you over to pay you a friendly compliment
And it doesn’t cost a hundred million dollars to get elected President
When there’s nothing on tv, you get up and turn it off
You grab your doctor by the balls and tell him to cough

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Town backwards in here love and in happy we’re
And around comes really around goes what good feel
Hangovers down go rents and feed us
Dogs and fun is work where backwards in here
Out live to like I’d sometime


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People get upset for awarding kids who lose the competition. You'll make them soft.

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But awarding the general of the losing side of a war and whose loss is so much LARGER...oh, ok then. :D :roll:

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The Essex was a whaling ship which was sunk in 1820 by a whale attack.
The survivors escaped in 3 smaller open boats. Some proposed going to a nearby island (40 miles away) but others feared that it was full of cannibals and they should take their chances on the open sea; and they did.
Ironically, a few weeks later they ended up turning cannibalitic upon one another. :| ooops!

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George Carlin: Irony & Coincidence
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suterb wrote:
Only English people could come up with a useful word like "shat". We Americans have been trying for years to come up with words that mean the same thing, but they all sound so unfuckingbelievably stupid.


the Scottish say shite and would shat on you if you called them English


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