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patyjs  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 01:34
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Feb 3, 2011

This was just sent to me by my sister...had to share

BRITISH ADVERTISEMENTS.


These are classified ads, which were actually placed in a U.K. newspaper:

FREE YORKSHIRE TERRIER.
8 years old.
Hateful little bastard.
Bites!


FREE PUPPIES.
1/2 Cocker Spaniel, 1/2 sneaky neighbour's dog.


FREE PUPPIES.
Mother is a Kennel Club registered German Shepherd.
Father is a Super Dog, able to leap tall fences in a single bound.


COWS, CALVES: NEVER BRED.
Also 1 gay bull for sale.


JOINING NUDIST COLONY!
Must sell washer and dryer £100.


WEDDING DRESS FOR SALE.
Worn once by mistake.
Call Stephanie.


**** And the WINNER is... ****

FOR SALE BY OWNER.
Complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica, 45 volumes.
Excellent condition, £200 or best offer. No longer needed, got married, wife knows everything.



Statement of the Century
Thought from the Greatest Living Scottish Thinker.

Billy Connolly -
Statement of the Century: "If women are so bloody perfect at multitasking, how come they can't have a headache and sex at the same time?"


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Noni Gilbert
Spain
Local time: 08:34
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Thanks Patyjs Feb 3, 2011

Love them - not much given to forwarding this sort of thing, but have done so to various friends on this occasion and they've been enjoying a giggle along with me!

[Edited at 2011-02-03 21:57 GMT]

I'll spell your name right eventually. Sorry about that.

Cheers

Noni

[Edited at 2011-02-03 21:57 GMT]


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Kuochoe Nikoi  Identity Verified
Ghana
Local time: 07:34
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Very funny Feb 3, 2011

I laughed my head off at the first ad and at the wedding dress one.

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