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15986Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Beaconsfield Mine

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  • Caye Caswick
    May 4 6:40 AM
      Thanks Amanda -- still hoping things work out well,
      sounds like Mike is giving it his all, "atta boy!"

      Keep those phrases coming, they are cool -- the Irish
      also have a couple funny ones . . .

      Two of my favorites:

      (1) little girl falls down -- her grandparent tells
      her, "Don't worry, you'll be alright by the time you
      get married." and

      (2) you use a complicated multi-syllabled word and the
      Irish will ask you "what's that with it's feet up?"
      Meaning, speak English, stop talking in scientific


      --- Amanda Lovitt <cread@...> wrote:

      > Hi Caye
      > He phoned today and his job at the moment is
      > vibration monitoring which he
      > did for about 20 hours straight. Then he will be
      > designing the blasting of
      > the final 3 metres (about 9 feet) of the tunnel to
      > get them out.
      > At least pear shaped is polite! Aussies have some
      > amazing colourful phrases
      > to describe the same situation you know.
      > Thanks for your good wishes too.
      > Amanda

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