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Monday, 01 October 2018

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the program is a monumental bureaucratic nightmare where “The Federal Government, incidentally, does not have an overall grasp of the costs or any transparency in this respect.”

These are the guys who really want us to stay in the EU, are they not?

Jahwol, mein Herr!

If only there was a word for finding joyt in others misfortune.....

Junk er is saying they can stop British aeroplanes landing in the EU Club countries!

Junk er is saying they can stop British aeroplanes landing in the EU Club countries!

Sort of reminds you of that old chestnut of a joke.

The German air controllers at Frankfurt Airport are renowned as a short-tempered lot. They not only expect one to know one's gate parking location, but how to get there without any assistance from them. So it was with some amusement that we (a Pan Am 747) listened to the following exchange between Frankfurt ground control and a British Airways 747, call sign Speedbird 206.

Speedbird 206: "Frankfurt, Speedbird 206 clear of active runway."
Ground: "Speedbird 206. Taxi to gate Alpha One-Seven."
The BA 747 pulled onto the main taxiway and slowed to a stop.

Ground: "Speedbird, do you not know where you are going?"
Speedbird 206: "Stand by, Ground, I'm looking up our gate location now."
Ground (with quite arrogant impatience): "Speedbird 206, have you not been to Frankfurt before?"
Speedbird 206 (coolly): "Yes, twice in 1944, but it was dark, -- And I didn't land."

When they abandoned nuclear energy I thought it was going to end in tears.

Oh Liebling, schade, egal.

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