Author Topic: what I have learned today.  (Read 284313 times)

Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3225 on: February 15, 2019, 08:10:38 pm »
That Asda sell large Valentine's garden gnomes.  Get them while you can, they're reduced.
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3226 on: February 15, 2019, 08:17:07 pm »
I am a Valentine's gnome.
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3227 on: February 16, 2019, 10:12:14 am »
That "Alexa" will respond to the name "Alexei" when it is used on the TV.

After watching an episode of The Americans with bits in Russia, I reckon it would also respond to a Russian saying "Oleg".
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3229 on: February 16, 2019, 09:55:04 pm »
"Cloud cuckoo land" comes from The Birds by Aristophanes.  :o
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3230 on: February 16, 2019, 11:09:31 pm »
Farndale was nearly a massive reservoir: https://northyorkmoorsnationalpark.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/what-might-have-been/

I already knew this. Has Mr Smith never discussed it with you, over Beer? He loves this stuff.
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3231 on: Yesterday at 09:30:42 am »
"Cloud cuckoo land" comes from The Birds by Aristophanes.  :o

I like the German version, Wolkenkuckucksheim.
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3232 on: Yesterday at 07:41:48 pm »
That the starting salary for a Crossrail train driver is £60k pa. Blimey, I think I’ve been in the wrong job for 40 years.
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3233 on: Yesterday at 08:17:32 pm »
I just learned, right now, while reading this thread, that I can scroll zoom on the mousepad if I use two fingers at the same time!
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Re: what I have learned today.
« Reply #3234 on: Yesterday at 09:27:18 pm »
Farndale was nearly a massive reservoir: https://northyorkmoorsnationalpark.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/what-might-have-been/

I already knew this. Has Mr Smith never discussed it with you, over Beer? He loves this stuff.

Me too! But I guess the subject of abandoned infrastructure projects never came up.