Post something you learned today

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    Learned this on Saturday no today.

    So I watched The EFL On Quest on Saturday night and after it "Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz" was on. ( Which was pretty much exactly as you would imagine it would be. I only managed to watch 5 mins). During that time Barry off of Eastenders did explain why £500 is referred to as a monkey.

    Apparently when Brit soldiers came back from India they had been paid over there and brought the money back and on the 500 rupee note there was a picture of a monkey and from there it became commonly used.

    I don't know if there are alternative theories.
     
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    That the museum of free Derry is staffed by relatives of those killed on * Sunday. And that a remark by one of them as I left indicated that one soldier will never be enough (not his words just the impression) and 'its not over yet' his words, and the way he looked at me, and his tone left me with that impression.
     
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    looked over a nice Renault scenic today , took 2 minutes to see the electric windows on the passengers side weren't working the rubber seal on the windscreen was loose on the corners and various scuffs and scratches on the body work , scenic sunroof was stuck . hmmmmmmmmmmmm offered £500 less the asking price … accepted .

    Got home , changed the fuses on the windows .. working fine . put the windscreen rubber in the correct way round , the scuffs will polish ( 40 year in the coach painting trade ) tip , run your fingernails over a scratch if it glides past it will polish , if it catches youre fekked . sun roof , click the switch and gently push up … opens , clean the rubbers wd40 the runners and winder …. job done .

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    How rude :88:


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    That's the last one of Ireland's qualifiers I watch sober.
     
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    That is such a bummer too when he was going for grope.

    * called me a bowl cut when I was wee as if my maw actually used a bowl and cut round it with scissors.. Had a bowl of rice crispies up my mates one day cause was just hanging about next thing I knew I was a starver :58:

    "How's it going, it Tam in? No? Oh * I was dying for a bowl of rice crispies too mrs smith." "Oh come on in son we were just making fillet steak and chips, you can have mine I'm not that hungry." "Oh ya dancer, that'll save my ma a tenner. What's for dessert?"

    You watching the Celtic game? "We're rangers fans, you know that son." "So, I know my ma makes dinner every day but your tele's bigger than mine so if all I have to do is ask then I'm in. You up to later Sarah, want help with you homework?" "* off ya wee pervert, I'm in 3rd year and you're in Primary 6 you're really going to be some help." "Cow"
     
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