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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #725 on: 03 April, 2022, 11:13:39 am »
Second wife of the guy who who was jailed for fraud after a disappearing act via canoe (and assistance from then wife) is called Mercy.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #726 on: 15 April, 2022, 10:17:48 am »
Paul Rabbitts, head of parks and open spaces Southend.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #727 on: 16 April, 2022, 03:59:35 pm »
I see from my Twitter feed that Mr Andy Hacker Tweets as @BucksHandExpert.
Magic name for a hand surgeon - worse f Dr Spooner attends…

Giraffe

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #728 on: 28 April, 2022, 04:45:34 pm »
Conservative MSP Edward Mountain
Highlands and Islands representative
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #729 on: 06 May, 2022, 06:51:08 pm »
Mum banned from driving after admitting 'nudging' Insulate Britain protester with 4x4.  Her name: Sherrilyn Speid.  Pronounced “Speed”, obv.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #730 on: 12 May, 2022, 11:44:21 pm »
In 1960, Yukon Power For America (an organisation lobbying for the construction of the Rampart Dam on the Mighty Yukon in Alaska) employed a salmon expert by the name of Anthony Netboy.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #731 on: 13 May, 2022, 09:41:15 am »
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/13/calling-a-man-bald-is-sexual-harassment-employment-tribunal-rules


This chap worked for The British Bung Company.  Someone needs to arrange a PR visit by our beloved Prime Minister.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #732 on: 02 June, 2022, 01:23:17 am »
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #733 on: 03 June, 2022, 10:00:30 am »
The editor of a study into the effects of drinking coffee on mortality is a Dr. Christina Wee.
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #734 on: 04 June, 2022, 08:15:01 am »
Guy Shrubsole, from the Right to Roam campaign
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #735 on: 04 June, 2022, 04:01:26 pm »
BBC Radio 4 Farming Today: Dr Richard Green of Harper Adams University is looking into ways and means of processing grass (the green stuff like what's in the grarden, not wacky-backy weed) to produce edible proteins, oils, fibre, vitamins and minerals fro human consumption.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #736 on: 19 June, 2022, 05:19:25 pm »
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #738 on: 22 June, 2022, 02:45:13 pm »
a 'parklet' in Dublin: the woman who planted it is Mel Gardner.
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #739 on: 23 June, 2022, 10:13:15 pm »

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #740 on: 25 June, 2022, 07:08:11 pm »
Prof David Pyle, Oxford, vulcanolagist
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens


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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #742 on: 06 July, 2022, 05:14:08 pm »

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #743 on: Yesterday at 09:08:31 am »
In the decathlon in Birmingham the winner's surname is Victor.
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.

Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #744 on: Today at 10:09:24 am »
The All Party Parliamentary Water Group charged with oversight of all maters water has a co chair, Baroness McIntosh