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PostPosted: 19 Jan 2018, 14:06 
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I suspect we've all been there, too - not that that's any consolation. Wishing you something happy to balance things up, Minim.


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I've just been looking at the Grammy Awards on MSN.

The men who were in black tie evening dress, and Tony Bennett who wore a tailored suit with a red tie, were fine.

The women's clothes lacked only two things - style and class. They'd obviously spent small fortunes on their clothes, but to me, it was money wasted.

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PostPosted: 30 Jan 2018, 15:31 
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*shrug* I guess it wasn't to them, which is really the thing that matters.

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I put a bet on the Grand National purely because the jockey was called Davy Russell and have won £20 :D


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I wish I'd noticed that the jockey was called Davy Russell, then I'd've picked that one too - mine seemed to give up with about 5 fences to go! Maybe he's Madge and Jem's great-grandson, named after his grandfather David?

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I've not really watched much horse racing but any time I hear of a Russell or a Maynard anywhere I wonder if they could be a relation. :)

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Yes, like the child in the memorial in Southwark Cathedral: "Mistris Margrit Maynard the daughter of Master John Maynard Minister of Mayfield in Susex [sic] who departed this life March the 14th 1653, being aged 13 yeares 10 months and 14 dayes"


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The factory's new supplier in Coronation Street - which obviously is real - is called Bob Maynard.

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PostPosted: 15 Apr 2018, 19:30 
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Minim wrote:
but any time I hear of a Russell or a Maynard anywhere I wonder if they could be a relation. :)

I'm worse! I work doing internet orders and names and addresses invariably get me thinking " I wonder if they're related to so-and-so? - books AND musicals!!! :dontknow: :lol:

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