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by tub
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

A Personal Problem I walked into a pharmacy and asked to talk to a male pharmacist. The woman I was talking to said that she and her sister owned and ran the store, and hence there were no male employees. She then asked if she could help me. I said that it was something that I would be much more com...
by tub
Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Masters' Nicknames
Replies: 76
Views: 4562

Re: Masters' Nicknames

Re: Masters' Nicknames Postby PeteC » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:44 am alterblau wrote: There is another possible origin for Windy Whitfield’s nickname. His predecessor as junior housemaster in Barnes B was Windy McCracken and so unsurprisingly Whitfield inherited the nickname, perhaps because of the allit...
by tub
Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CH Postcards - Series 1
Replies: 33
Views: 9591

Re: CH Postcards - Series 1

Re: CH Postcards - Series 1 Postby Sam » Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:36 am Michael: Ref Chapel Christmas photo. .... I have puzzled over this person and agree totally that it is not Rev Whitfield (Second Chaplain to Pullen, the Chain, I think) - he could not keep one syllable on a single note. I may be very...
by tub
Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury
Replies: 73
Views: 14834

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury by rockfreak » Wed Apr 16, 2014 2:12 am Re: WPC (Beaky) Davies - he was England's centre partnership with Jeff Butterfield if I remember. I think he was the beef in the sandwich (you'd have remembered that if you'd seen him) and the late Butterfield was the dum...
by tub
Sun Aug 24, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Happy Birthday Katharine
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Happy Birthday Katharine

Re: Happy Birthday Katharine
Postby J.R. » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:05 pm

My abject ajolopies.
The joys of Moderation mean I can correct mine AND other peoples mistakes.
You'd better nip along to:
Happy Birthday MrsC.
Postby J.R. » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:02 pm
before you-know-who does.
by tub
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH and the Armed Services
Replies: 44
Views: 4227

Re: CH and the Armed Services

Postby Avon » Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:52 pm As a Navy flyer he wrote: ... I made the mistake of making a jibe at the present day RAF ... I generally enjoyed the years 1957-84 that I spent in the RAF. I was never in a job that involved working alongside any of the other services, and I am in no position ...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH and the Armed Services
Replies: 44
Views: 4227

Re: CH and the Armed Services

Postby postwarblue » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:56 pm That's my Tiger Moth, if you don't mind. Pongo Littlefield put me up for a Flying Scholarship (the first for CH) which paid for thirty hours on a Tiger Moth leading to a Private Pilot's Licence (which, afterwards, I couldn't afford to keep up). The 'wi...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH and the Armed Services
Replies: 44
Views: 4227

Re: CH and the Armed Services

In my Lamb A June 1952 house photo there are: (* denotes already mentioned) Me - (retired as Sqn Ldr 1984), and my exact LA contemporaries: D P Thomas* D J Cornwell* From the year ahead: J D Chappell - RAF navigator J H Rosier - Army From 2-4 years ahead: R N Tillard* Leaving in 1952: M D Porter - R...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

Dogs Welcome A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation. He wrote: 'I would very much like to bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved. Would you be willing to permit me to keep him in my room with me at night?' An immediate repl...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

Why Old Men Don’t Get Hired

Job Interview:

Human Resources Manager: What is your greatest weakness?
Old Man: Honesty!
Human Resources Manager: I don't think honesty is a weakness.
Old Man : I don't give a **** what you think.
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

An 80-year-old Scotsman went to the doctor for a check-up. The doctor was amazed at what good shape the old fellow was in and asked: "how do you stay in such great physical condition?' "I am Scottish and I am a golfer," said the old fellow "and that is why I am in such good shape. I'm up well before...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

Number of Words in Important Documents: Pythagoras' Theorem: 24 Lord's Prayer: 66 Archimedes' Principle: 67 Ten Commandments: 179 Gettysburg Address: 286 US Declaration of Independence : 1,300 US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: 7,818 EU Regulations on the Sale of Cabbages: 26,911 Impossibilitie...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

For those who understand, no explanation is needed. For those who do not understand, no explanation is possible. Not fair to make judgement of this, until you see what the Fire Commander says. In Macquarie Fields, NSW, a 4-flat housing trust property was destroyed by fire. A Maori family of 9, all w...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

The (US) Tax System Explained in Beer Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer, and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay $1. The sixth woul...
by tub
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Jokes, please.....
Replies: 2394
Views: 149308

Re: Jokes, please.....

Some have asked what I'm going to be doing in retirement. Well, I applied for a building permit for a new house. It was going to be 100 ft tall and 400 ft wide, with 12 turrets at various heights, windows all over the place and a loud outside entertainment sound system that was going to entertain th...