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ChrisB26/02/2018 19:10:18
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So, as we move forward towards transformational change we need to look to new horizons as we get off of the day to day routine of silo working and ensure we are very clear that at this moment in time we touch base offline and reach out to get some quick wins by close of play to ensure that actions are met and we can each bring to the table some game changing low hanging fruit. Any new ideas ping them to me, as i'll be hot-desking in the break out zone with my helicopter view hat on.

Edited By ChrisB on 26/02/2018 19:12:17

Martin Harris26/02/2018 19:28:08
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I've just remembered why I was so glad to take early retirement!

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator26/02/2018 19:45:13
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I've moved this thread to another Topic Board. It was in "All Things Flying" but, as it appears to me to more "No Things Flying Whatsoever" I thought it was better in "Chit Chat"; t least that way it can wander all over the place without being "off topic" as such!


Former Member26/02/2018 19:49:02
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cymaz26/02/2018 20:04:16
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The correct thread “going forward “ angryface 8. No...” in the future “ angel 2

Edited By cymaz on 26/02/2018 20:05:03

Don Fry26/02/2018 20:17:47
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Careful, juxtraposition of your backside, naughty steps,( or old sofas), and Beb's procrastinations come to mind.

buster prop26/02/2018 20:44:38
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Beginning sentences with ‘So’ is bad enough but worse is starting them with ‘Basically’. My son does this and now the grandkids have picked it up. Basically, it’s basically annoying.

David P Williams26/02/2018 20:58:26
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'To be honest', appearing at the beginning or end of a statement. Does it mean everything else they say isn't?

Former Member26/02/2018 21:01:07
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Martin Harris26/02/2018 21:16:46
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Posted by buster prop on 26/02/2018 20:44:38:

Beginning sentences with ‘So’ is bad enough but worse is starting them with ‘Basically’. My son does this and now the grandkids have picked it up. Basically, it’s basically annoying.

Starting a sentence with the word "obviously" is not only superfluous but also rather insulting...

And whilst I was typing those "donkeys' ears", I was reminded of just how annoying it is when people make the double two fingered gesture during conversation!

Roll on spring - perhaps we'll all be a bit less tetchy when if the weather improves.

Jonathan W26/02/2018 21:26:11
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My current bugbear is the BBC use of "across".

Our reporters will be all across this story.

Listen for updates on this story across the BBC.

Hear (yet) more football developments across the afternoon on Radio 5.

It certainly makes me cross, but not across!

Dave Hopkin26/02/2018 21:28:17
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I hurl abuse at the telly when I hear people responding to a question starting with the word "So...."

flight126/02/2018 21:44:39
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So obviously whats' all the fuss across this blog about , languages evolve dinosaurs didn't(or was that a meteorite)devildevilcheekyangel

Jason-I26/02/2018 21:47:58
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Don't get me started on the 'words' fuz, or 'fuse', for example:

'Go ahead and attach the stab to the fuz. It's super easy. Good job'

My poor ears.....


Jason-I26/02/2018 21:54:40
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Or the good old double negative:

Youth: 'I aint done nothin'

Grumpy old man: 'So you haven't done nothing, so that means you must have done something then?'

Youth: 'weirdo'

Martin Harris26/02/2018 22:34:38
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I remember one lunchtime at my primary school, the boy in front of me at the serving hatch who said, "I don't want no custard, Miss" getting a large dollop of the curdled lumpy yellow gunge (nowadays, it would come with a Hazchem label) deposited over his crumble. As far as I can recall, he never did grasp the logic...

Edited By Martin Harris on 26/02/2018 22:47:58

Former Member27/02/2018 00:15:24
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john stones 127/02/2018 00:42:20
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24- 7 does my head in...also we "lost at rugby" wink

Martin Harris27/02/2018 01:29:57
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Enjoy. angry 2

Apart from the insincerity of a one word platitude, is this an invitation or a command?


And while we're in full grumble mode, don't get me started on the practice of asking "Can I get two pints of lager and a packet of crisps?"


That's why they employ bar staff!

Edited By Martin Harris on 27/02/2018 01:34:20

Peter Miller27/02/2018 08:53:16
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I have been getting very irritated at people starting a sentence with "So".

I am very glad that I am not the only one.

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