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Old 11-26-2016, 11:39 AM   #31
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The Sex Machine: Let's Grit it and Quit!
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Old 11-26-2016, 12:24 PM   #32
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Old 11-26-2016, 12:33 PM   #33
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Old 11-26-2016, 12:33 PM   #34
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Ha!
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Old 11-26-2016, 12:35 PM   #35
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whatever name the powers-that-be decide, they must remember that with Grit Power comes Grit Responsibility
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Old 11-26-2016, 01:02 PM   #36
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Grit over it.

Season's Grittings.
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Old 11-26-2016, 01:16 PM   #37
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I thought I seen that one already. I read a (UK) novel in which a character was the envy of his neighbors because his long driveway was always gritted even before the roads were done and he told them he bunged (bribed) the council when he sent them a "Seasons Grittings" telegram. It amused me.
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Old 11-27-2016, 11:46 AM   #38
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Oh the humanity
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Old 12-02-2016, 09:24 AM   #39
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I can now exclusively reveal the winner:

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Oldham Council has named its new gritter Nicole Saltslinger after the X-factor judge and former Pussycat Doll.

Ten-year-old Eve McGrath came up with the name, which beat off the challenge from hundreds of other competition entries including Gritney Houston, Grit Expectations and Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney.

The primary school pupil, who is a big fan of the singer Nicole Scherzinger, was invited to a special naming ceremony at the council depot.

The new lorry will now join a fleet of gritters including Freddie Salted, Walter the Salter and Gritney Spears.
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Old 12-02-2016, 05:43 PM   #40
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Oh Carruthers, I'm sorry you didn't win. You was robbed. Eve mush be related to somebody for such a travesty to happen.
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Old 12-02-2016, 07:54 PM   #41
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Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney

this is awesome.
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Old 12-02-2016, 07:58 PM   #42
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I agree. Totally a winner.

Every time I read this thread title, I read "Booty McBootface ..." ... which probably just says something about me.

Or maybe it's just my Canadian/Scottish accent.
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Old 12-03-2016, 07:10 AM   #43
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Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney

this is awesome.
Yeah. Whoever came up with that is a frikkin genius.
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:56 PM   #44
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Boaty McBoatface is f'real and off on his adventures! He's a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine...

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39250567
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