[thechat] I didn't get the job

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 13:51:00 CDT 2002

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, William Anderson wrote:

> Martin Burns wrote:
> > * Rain
> embra's only 65 mi away dude :)

And yet so much drier... colder though.

> > * Soapdodging schemies ("In yer Glasgow slums/you rake in the bucket
> > for something to eat/you find a dead rat and you think it's a
> > treat/in yer Glasgow slums")
> /me points at Wester Hailes and draws comparisons ...


> > * Inedible fried food (combine with the above to get an alternative
> > to the usual definition of 'hunting')
> at least we don't add cheese to our chips (not normally),

You've been taken in by the weegie propaganda, mate - never seen it in my

> > * Rain (Acid usually)
> > * Whining nostalgia for industries which didn't deserve to survive
> > * Teethrotting soft drink consumption
> Endemic to the country, not just Glasgow!

Clydeside hotspot

> You saying there's no litter in embra?

Can't be - they sealed up all the bins so obviously they're redundant.

"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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