[thechat] I didn't get the job

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 13:53:01 CDT 2002

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, William Anderson wrote:

> Martin Burns wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Andy Warwick wrote:
> >
> > [snip]
> > > That reminds me of a lyric from Fish (ex-Marillion)
> >
> > Who is of course from Dalkeith (a dump of a commuter town just south
> > of Edinburgh). It's so exciting there that Fish went to study Forestry
> > Management as a desparate attempt to get kicks.
> Let's see, I like Glasgow, you knock it,

Yeah, doesn't mean I don't like it though.

> I live in Cumbernauld, you knock it,

Where my auntie and 3 cousins and families stay

> my grandparents live in Dalkeith, you knock it

Aye, but Dalkeith *deserves* it

> ... come on, what else
> can you have a go at? :)

um... beer?


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 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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