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Old 10th September 2017, 06:29 AM
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Unreal.
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Old 10th September 2017, 07:59 AM
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But wait... there's more!


The Florist's Apostrophe (a close relative of the Greengrocer's).

And a quaint colloquialism:

I think I need to listen to Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here now!
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Old 10th September 2017, 09:39 AM
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The Toontown Crumble just hasn't stopped giving this morning!

I can just hear him.
"Wouldn't know how to plan a roadway! Such a stupid corner, and what a dumbplace to put trees..."
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Old 11th September 2017, 10:20 AM
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The Toontown Crumble comes through yet again!


I might try Worcestershire.
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Old 11th September 2017, 12:33 PM
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Auntie ABC steps up to the plate:

When simple "demolition" just won't do.
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It's a deeply-rooted timber...
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On-topic for the subject line. Trust me,
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Old 16th September 2017, 10:23 AM
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Source may be edited by the time you see this, but

here's the screenshot.
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Old 19th September 2017, 09:46 PM
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I'm not quite sure if this is a language peeve or a classic example of anti-advertising.

Here it is, for your delectation and delight!

* Ornage has been changed to blue in the image, for easier irony detection.
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Old 22nd September 2017, 01:16 PM
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A nice Aussie tautology for Mr Dogs.

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