Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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@HaggardHawks
19th century euphemisms for sex included:
Basket-making
Horizontal refreshment
Jumbling giblets
Drawing a cork
Playing the blanket hornpipe
Taking a turn among the cabbages
Riding St. George
Rubbing bacons
Getting your kettle mended
Pocketing the stakes
Feeding the dumb glutton
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Post by robinson »

That car dealership is still there
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https://i.imgur.com/B4CK8At.jpg
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That is awesome
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Post by Giz »

If the Fonz had jumped a trench instead of a shark
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Post by robinson »

People always use the shark episode, but the show had tanked long before that

I had stopped watching long before, and never saw the shark jump


And didn’t care
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Post by xouper »

robinson wrote: Mon Aug 02, 2021 4:46 pm People always use the shark episode, . . .
Perhaps because "jumped the shark" sounds more cleverer than some other cliche. :dunno:
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Witness wrote: Sat Jul 31, 2021 3:07 am https://i.imgur.com/B4CK8At.jpg
Woah buddy, and you thought having what amounts to a motorized bicycle fall on your legs was bad.
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