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  #1920037 15-Dec-2017 09:51
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Can May I say no to refugees?

 

 

FTFY.

 

 


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  #1920099 15-Dec-2017 11:36
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bmt:

 

The vibe I got from that article (and the photo with can upon can of tomatoes) is that A LOT of cans of tomatoes and chickpeas get donated because they are cheap and easy and people think they are being helpful.

 

If you have 2kg of tomatoes and 400g of mince, are you going to make a 2.4kg mincy-tomato meal? No...

 

 

 

 

There are meant to be a LOT of hungry people out there according to the Government. People begging on the streets, sleeping on cardboard boxes. I am sure they wouldnt say no to some tins. I know my pantry always has several tins, and I would be happy to take some more.


 
 
 
 


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  #1920408 15-Dec-2017 23:00
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Fred99:

 

Geektastic:

 

Can May I say no to refugees?

 

 

FTFY.

 

 

 

 

Well, no, though the answer to his question is obviously, yes, since he did. 

 

"Can you get me a hot drink please" 

 

"Yes I can, the the question is, WILL I?"

 

 


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  #1920416 15-Dec-2017 23:35
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We must be running out of things to argue about.

 

 





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  #1920417 15-Dec-2017 23:49
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networkn:

 

Fred99:

 

Geektastic:

 

Can May I say no to refugees?

 

 

FTFY.

 

 

 

 

Well, no, though the answer to his question is obviously, yes, since he did. 

 

"Can you get me a hot drink please" 

 

"Yes I can, the the question is, WILL I?"

 

 

 

 

Aaargh - yes sure he can literally say it ("Can I say no to refugees?").

 

It (my comment) was more of a swipe at the failings British public (aka private) school system - from a colonial upstart stirring the marmalade pot. One should have been educated to know that in formal "queen's English", that was a very naughty thing to say.  Still, there might be pleasure in the subsequent spanking from the master.

 

 


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  #1920418 15-Dec-2017 23:53
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Rikkitic:

 

We must be running out of things to argue about.

 

 

Don't be ridiculous.


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  #1920423 16-Dec-2017 00:12
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Fred99:

 

 

 

Aaargh - yes sure he can literally say it ("Can I say no to refugees?").

 

It (my comment) was more of a swipe at the failings British public (aka private) school system - from a colonial upstart stirring the marmalade pot. One should have been educated to know that in formal "queen's English", that was a very naughty thing to say.  Still, there might be pleasure in the subsequent spanking from the master.

 

 

 

 

I understood. I was being just as pedantic in kind :) 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1920880 17-Dec-2017 21:55
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Women fleeing violent and abusive relationships don't need crap about not being able to use some tinned food




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  #1921185 18-Dec-2017 11:26
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bmt:

 

The vibe I got from that article (and the photo with can upon can of tomatoes) is that A LOT of cans of tomatoes and chickpeas get donated because they are cheap and easy and people think they are being helpful.

 

If you have 2kg of tomatoes and 400g of mince, are you going to make a 2.4kg mincy-tomato meal? No...

 

 

But add a can of lentils (another item some charities would prefer not to receive) to that 400g of mince and you stretch it out to make a larger and healthier meal ...

 

If you visit some of the poorer parts of the world, pulses like chick peas and lentils are a mainstay of nutrition.





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  #1921513 18-Dec-2017 21:13
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MikeAqua:

 

bmt:

 

The vibe I got from that article (and the photo with can upon can of tomatoes) is that A LOT of cans of tomatoes and chickpeas get donated because they are cheap and easy and people think they are being helpful.

 

If you have 2kg of tomatoes and 400g of mince, are you going to make a 2.4kg mincy-tomato meal? No...

 

 

But add a can of lentils (another item some charities would prefer not to receive) to that 400g of mince and you stretch it out to make a larger and healthier meal ...

 

If you visit some of the poorer parts of the world, pulses like chick peas and lentils are a mainstay of nutrition.

 

 

Unless you're "paleo".

 

 


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  #1921522 18-Dec-2017 21:25
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MikeB4: Women fleeing violent and abusive relationships don't need crap about not being able to use some tinned food

 

 

 

As possibly the only person here who may have spent time in a women's refuge as a child, I can assure you first hand, you don't care what they give you, you are grateful.

 

 

 

 


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  #1921572 18-Dec-2017 23:21
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networkn:

 

MikeB4: Women fleeing violent and abusive relationships don't need crap about not being able to use some tinned food

 

 

 

As possibly the only person here who may have spent time in a women's refuge as a child, I can assure you first hand, you don't care what they give you, you are grateful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think I would stay at Aunties next time....sounds like a better menu of fast food. 




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  #1921697 19-Dec-2017 09:33
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Fred99:

 

Unless you're "paleo".

 

 

Paleo is a fad, largely adhered to by the WWWs (worried-wealthy-well).





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  #1921704 19-Dec-2017 09:39
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Rikkitic:

 

We must be running out of things to argue about.

 

 

 

 

No we're not!




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  #1921770 19-Dec-2017 10:56
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shk292:

 

Rikkitic:

 

We must be running out of things to argue about.

 

 

No we're not!

 

 

That's not an argument, it's just contradiction.

 

 





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