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Sunday 12 December 2004 2.14pm
Packed like sardines in a tin.

I always have a few tins of sardines for an emergency sarnie, and lately they never have more
than 3 sardines in the tin. I remember in the 'olden days' when there were at least 4 and
sometimes 5 squashed in. Now they have plenty of room.
And sachets of rice or mash usually say "contains 3/4 servings". Well, they might contain
servings for 3/4 anorexic budgies but only 1 for the average man after a hard days toil.
Today I'm having roast potatoes, beef, 3 veg, yorkshire pud and lashings of thick gravy.
Food, one of lifes greatest pleasures. Fortunately, no matter how much I eat, I always remain
within 3lbs either side of 13 stone.
Sunday 12 December 2004 3.09pm
phoney™ Wrote:
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> Fortunately, no matter how much I eat, I always
> remain within 3lbs either side of 13 stone.

You really know how to make yourself popular!

Rabbie [still 3 stones above fighting weight :( ]

Sunday 12 December 2004 8.06pm
Shouldn't this be on the "Gloating" thread Phoney!
Monday 13 December 2004 9.20am
talking of sardines. You may not get as many in a tin, but at East St market you can pick up three tins for 1 in one of the indian shops.
Tuesday 14 December 2004 11.00am
"What's this? Scotch mist?"

As said by my Mother when I couldn't find something, then she did...

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