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Bow Down To Happy Gilmore

I'm all for good-natured banter at a football match, but supporters are beginning to overstep the line. Harry Redknapp commands respect from all the major players in the game, such as Frank Lampard ..
(December 12, 2007)
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The Catcher in the Guy

The wife has got to make a meal out of everything. When giving birth, most women are in and out in a few hours with minimal whining, but the wife had to have ‘complications’. I can’t ..
(September 05, 2007)
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Ding Dong, Merry Lee on High

Technology is not always a blessing. The growth of industrial automation has led to a good friend of mine losing his job. I accept that the confectionary industry has every right to make the despatch .
(August 22, 2007)
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Why Fight The Hand That Kneads You?

The mobile phone has been heralded as a great invention, but I automatically frown upon any tool that encourages spousal interaction. I remember my feeling of angst as my circle of friend embraced ..
(August 15, 2007)
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Live Free or Pie Hard

When the wife was pregnant with little Goliath, she asked if I’d still find her attractive when she put on weight. “More weight, ” I instinctively corrected. ” It’s ..
(August 08, 2007)
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It's not if, it's Sven

On reflection, my decision to take a couple of weeks off to ‘rest’ was flawed from the outset. The wife went completely ‘Stefan Postma’ on me; she was constantly on my back. The evil .
(August 01, 2007)
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A Ruck and a Charred Plaice

We all do things in life that we later regret. More often than not; it involves pairing off with a tubster after a heavy night on the ale; or ‘Lenny Henry syndrome’ as it’s known on the .
(July 11, 2007)
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Hate Days are Weak

Smarter people than me, if such a group actually exist, have struggled to find a solution to the threat of terror. Islamic fundamentalists are often berated, but I have a certain amount of sympathy ..
(July 04, 2007)
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A Small Murphy's - Maybe

I have nothing but admiration for the reunited Spice Girls. Their music may have been atrocious, and you’d struggle to find a greater collection of dogs outside of Battersea, but their ..
(June 27, 2007)
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A Chick With a Pick

I’m unwilling to pigeon hole myself politically, but if forced, I would happily place myself in the ‘frustrated feminist’ box. If I was around in the early part of the twentieth century .
(June 20, 2007)
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We Have To Stop The Blubber Ring

Call me a non-conforming malcontent, but I wholeheartedly disagree with the concept of marriage. When at Alton Towers, I absolutely love it on the log flume, but after a few rides, I should be free ..
(June 13, 2007)
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The Heir on the Dog

I try to avoid the political arena as a rule, but as a concerned parent, I’m furious with this government’s education policy. It makes my blood boil to see numeracy, literacy and ..
(April 18, 2007)
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An Expired Pizza to Enter Jordan

There is nothing more annoying than a parent who talks endlessly about how ‘clever’ or ‘sporty’ their child is, before whipping out a picture of some spotty two foot hooligan tucking ..
(April 11, 2007)
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He's in the Nic

The wife is a born complainer. Even this week’s little snowfall failed to improve her mood; I overheard her on the phone to her mother complaining that ‘it’s only a couple of ..
(March 20, 2007)
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Lettuce Get It On

I’m a great believer in animal rights; I believe they have the right to fit nicely on a bun. My attitude has undoubtedly softened since I witnessed a horrific dogfight. In the wife’s ..
(March 14, 2007)
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