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Re: Jokes

Postby pete9012S » 14 Oct 2017, 16:24

Daisy wrote: Pete.. does go on.


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Daisy, I fear that thee verily unto me speaketh the truth and I humbly and sincerely doth apologise...
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Re: Jokes

Postby sixret » 14 Oct 2017, 16:25

:lol:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Eddie Muir » 14 Oct 2017, 16:40

pete9012S wrote:
Daisy wrote: Pete.. does go on.


Daisy, I fear that thee verily unto me speaketh the truth and I humbly and sincerely doth apologise...


Brilliant, Pete! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Rob Houghton » 14 Oct 2017, 17:26

pete9012S wrote:Image

Anne and George get a glimpse of their future care of Laura Ellen Anderson...

:lol:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Darrell71 » 14 Oct 2017, 18:10

Pete I envy your sense of humor :lol:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Daisy » 14 Oct 2017, 19:36

:lol: Pete. Touché. :wink:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 14 Oct 2017, 22:13

Anne and George looking in disbelief at the cartoon cover is hilarious, Pete! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Courtenay » 14 Oct 2017, 22:30

Well done, Pete. :lol: :mrgreen:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Eddie Muir » 14 Oct 2017, 23:09

It certainly brought a smile to my face, Pete. :D
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Re: Jokes

Postby Wolfgang » 15 Oct 2017, 07:03

Obviously they're not so shocked by the cover but what's on the rear side...
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Re: Jokes

Postby Courtenay » 15 Oct 2017, 08:02

Yeah, I was wondering about that... :shock: :wink:
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Re: Jokes

Postby pete9012S » 15 Oct 2017, 09:06

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May Laura Ellen Anderson's rear satiate all who were curious.
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Re: Jokes

Postby Wolfgang » 15 Oct 2017, 11:46

Who knows, maybe it was a misprint and featured the Maxey's cover on the rear side ;-)
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Re: Jokes

Postby Rob Houghton » 15 Oct 2017, 11:50

You see...even that blurb is flippant. 'the children soon realise they're (the baddies) not clowning around'... :roll:
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Re: Jokes

Postby Darrell71 » 18 Oct 2017, 14:01

I cringe every time I see those illustrations. You know I always crib about never getting any old editions, but honestly, I bought most of my EB books before 2012, and the new covers were still sensible back then. THIS is horrible.
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