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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

UK Postscript

A few random items…

I don’t think I’ve ever actually seen one of these sidecars outside of Looney Tunes cartoons and Batman:

Maybe it’s not that British food is as bad as they say. It’s just that they give it terrible names (as always, you can click to enlarge):

The British are ridiculously polite. How “inconvenient” is missing wallpaper?!:

Does T.J. Maxx not translate from English to English?:

I once spent Passover in Utah and couldn’t find matzos. But in Tintagel, UK

What do they have against fish & chip papers?:

Ah, the dangers of quarries (which apparently include a black eye and a bruise on your knee serious enough to require a band aid):

I liked the legal “Probably” disclaimer on this sign:

Meanwhile, over in Austria…the old “fahrt” fun just never gets old:


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