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Witness wrote: Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:35 am https://i.imgur.com/lvo2Q5b.jpg

Nobody tried to culturally appropriate. Strange.
Well not on the neck, no.
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Hotarubi wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:09 am Just as point of interest or nostalgia. Concorde used to fly very low over our suburb when I was a kid.

Everytime you heard that distinctive roar everyone would stop and look up. Kids, Adults, Everyone.

Such a beautiful bird.
I flew it once. It's interesting, the older you get the fewer things there are to to "the first time". This was one that was memorable. When the after burners kicked in it left an impression. Funny ... my wife was not paying attention to the pilot who explained what would happen when we went super sonic. When it occurred she thought that there was something VERY wrong and panicked.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:54 pm Got a linky poo so we can see more? :)
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Yup.
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It took me three tries to think of something that wasn't on the list. Mayonnaise.
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Why is there no organic kale kombucha?
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Rob Lister wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:10 am It took me three tries to think of something that wasn't on the list. Mayonnaise.
It's from a time when people were still able to whip up some mayonnaise (originally "mahonnaise", I read) instead of buying industrial grease emulsified with synthetic lecithin. :dunno:
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