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Freddy Woo writes, "as a child we used to have a 'whoever cuts doesn't choose the slice' rule with cake. It worked brilliantly, but it's left me completely anal about dividing up food - my wife just takes the piss as I ritually compare all the slice sizes."

What codes and rituals does your family have?

(, Thu 20 Nov 2008, 18:05)
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Milicent's routine.
Milicent was a bit of a daddy's girl who'd been in the office for years, and we'd frankly got bored off her. Unfortunately here Dad was our Boss, so, Millie was to be kept busy.

She was utterly Useless, but being a Geologist consultancy there was lots of boring work to be done. Sand samples for instance.... she had to sort and code samples all the time. This kept her quiet. We'd give her dull tasks to do that weren't too messy, so she could continue to wear her mink and fox stoles. The girl was addicted to fur...

Opposite her at the same desk was usually Richard. They were - against all odds - a couple. He was Metal-head who'd sometimes turn up to work dressed like "Kiss". Legend has it that once an owl flew onto the stage as Rich and his Alice Cooper tribute band were performing and - blinded by the lights and adrenaline - Rich bit it's head off in a tribute to Ozzy Osbourne...

The local rag once ran an article on the odd pair titled...

"Fur-Millie codes sand, Rich chews Owls"

(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 13:23, 7 replies)


Oh. I have! *click*
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 13:29, closed)
Weighs up frying pan...
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:08, closed)
The Sweet kiss of Hot-Tefal, How I've missed you.
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:21, closed)
Oh hell yes
Oh. Hell. Yes.

I've had some bad news today, but that has made me break a smile, nay, big shit eating grin.

Thanks and clickage for you my good man.
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:34, closed)
Bored with.
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:42, closed)
... to suggest sexual connotations. :d
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:46, closed)
Ha, nice edit
(, Thu 27 Nov 2008, 14:59, closed)

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