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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    Thank God for De Valera. He'll keep us out of British wars unlike those Blue Sshirts!


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,297 ✭✭✭✭ whisky_galore


    odyssey06 wrote: »
    Save the Trams!

    Rip up the tram lines.
    Bloody English came over here and built those things, let's have decent Irish roads free of rails, populated with Austins, Leylands, Vauxhalls, Morrises, ...


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,898 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    saabsaab wrote: »
    Thank God for De Valera. He'll keep us out of British wars unlike those Blue Sshirts!

    And comely maidens for all!


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,722 ✭✭✭✭ Bass Reeves


    saabsaab wrote: »
    What in the name of all that's holy is Child Benefit?

    Never heard of it.

    Slava Ukrainii



  • Registered Users Posts: 10,243 ✭✭✭✭ branie2


    odyssey06 wrote: »
    And comely maidens for all!

    And dancing at the crossroads!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    branie2 wrote: »
    And dancing at the crossroads!


    Careful now, the church takes a dim view of crossroad dancing. Occasions of sin.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,054 ✭✭✭ Yurt2


    saabsaab wrote: »
    What in the name of all that's holy is Child Benefit?


    Butter vouchers and a punnet of turnips for the childer.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,533 ✭✭✭ KKkitty


    That Hiltler fella seems like a driven young go-getter

    He might not have made it in art but I can see big things from him.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 309 ✭✭ Pandiculation


    “The instant gratification of the telegraph destroys the art of letter writing!”


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 309 ✭✭ Pandiculation


    Bargain alert: Coal scuttles and mangles now just 5 shillings at Woolworths.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,468 ✭✭✭✭ breezy1985


    “The instant gratification of the telegraph destroys the art of letter writing!”


    People keep shortening words and sentences too on that bloody thing. Peoples whole vocabulary will be acronyms soon


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,263 ✭✭✭ passatman86


    Bohs won the leinster senior cup
    And the league of ireland shield


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,354 ✭✭✭ Badly Drunk Boy


    branie2 wrote: »
    Or it could get smaller and easier to use
    We need more computers and bigger ones too! Much bigger!!


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    breezy1985 wrote: »
    People keep shortening words and sentences too on that bloody thing. Peoples whole vocabulary will be acronyms soon


    OK?


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    We need more computers and bigger ones too! Much bigger!!


    What's a computer? Some kind of mechanical adding machine.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,191 ✭✭✭ RandomViewer


    saabsaab wrote: »
    What's a computer? Some kind of mechanical adding machine.

    Electric Abacus


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 309 ✭✭ Pandiculation


    1939 is way too early for computers to have been even on the sci-fi agenda. They only became a thing in the 1950s and really only started appearing in industry in the 60s. First computer installed in Ireland was at the Irish Sugar Company in 1957 to calculate payments to beet farmers.

    https://techarchives.irish/irelands-first-computers-1956-69/


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,391 ✭✭✭ badabing106


    Who is the hottest woman on Earth?

    Veronica lake

    veronica-lake-people-in-tv-photo-u11?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Rita Haworth

    rita-hayworth-people-in-tv-photo-u10?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Ava Gardner

    ava-gardner-recording-artists-and-groups-photo-u27?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Lauren Mcall

    lauren-bacall-recording-artists-and-groups-photo-u5?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,243 ✭✭✭✭ branie2


    breezy1985 wrote: »
    People keep shortening words and sentences too on that bloody thing. Peoples whole vocabulary will be acronyms soon

    Sounds like something from a science-fiction novel that could be set 45 years from now in the future


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    Who is the hottest woman on Earth?

    Veronica lake

    veronica-lake-people-in-tv-photo-u11?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Rita Haworth

    rita-hayworth-people-in-tv-photo-u10?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Ava Gardner

    ava-gardner-recording-artists-and-groups-photo-u27?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3

    Lauren Mcall

    lauren-bacall-recording-artists-and-groups-photo-u5?auto=format&fit=crop&fm=pjpg&w=375&q=60&dpr=3


    Occasions of sin!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,468 ✭✭✭✭ breezy1985



    Bacall by a long distance. Her photo looks so much more modern I bet it wouldn't be out of place in 2020


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    They can have our beef and butter but they can't have our sons!


  • Registered Users Posts: 30,054 ✭✭✭✭ Princess Consuela Bananahammock


    Rumours Euro '40 is going to be put back a year if war breaks out. Its just a small skirmish - massive overreaction. Just keep the ones who are vulnerable to bullets indoors.


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,468 ✭✭✭✭ breezy1985


    Rumours Euro '40 is going to be put back a year if war breaks out. Its just a small skirmish - massive overreaction. Just keep the ones who are vulnerable to bullets indoors.

    What's that some sort of athletics thing or like the world's fair ?


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    Rumours Euro '40 is going to be put back a year if war breaks out. Its just a small skirmish - massive overreaction. Just keep the ones who are vulnerable to bullets indoors.


    True enough. Hitler isn't as mad as he's painted. Besides he's a Catholic and no harm him giving the English a bloody nose after the Auxies and the Black and Tans.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,898 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    breezy1985 wrote: »
    Bacall by a long distance. Her photo looks so much more modern I bet it wouldn't be out of place in 2020

    Good job it's 1939 though ... in 2020 you might get arrested for that kind of thing :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    odyssey06 wrote: »
    Good job it's 1939 though ... in 2020 you might get arrested for that kind of thing :)


    No need to worry. I very much doubt that any of us will still be alive by then!


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,898 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    saabsaab wrote: »
    No need to worry. I very much doubt that any of us will still be alive by then!

    With the advances in medical science a lot more of us could be living until 100!


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,544 ✭✭✭ saabsaab


    odyssey06 wrote: »
    With the advances in medical science a lot more of us could be living until 100!


    Tosh. Next thing you'll be saying that we'll be going into space!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 30,054 ✭✭✭✭ Princess Consuela Bananahammock


    saabsaab wrote: »
    True enough. Hitler isn't as mad as he's painted. Besides he's a Catholic and no harm him giving the English a bloody nose after the Auxies and the Black and Tans.

    He also spoke German - no one who spoke German could be truly evil.
    breezy1985 wrote: »
    What's that some sort of athletics thing or like the world's fair ?

    European, fair. Clue is in the name!


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