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I'm saying nowt

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I'm saying nowt

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-22348859
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Anti-social incidents involving mobility scooters have risen by nearly 60% in the last three years in Dorset, figures obtained by the BBC have shown.

http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/10386967.Miracle_escape_for_elderly_couple_after_car_plunges_f...
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AN elderly couple had a miracle escape yesterday after their automatic car plunged from a car-park roof.
Shoppers watched in horror as the silver Kia Ceed careered out of control on the first-floor of the Ferndown Tesco superstore car-park.
The vehicle collided with a blue Vauxhall Meriva before ploughing through a crash barrier and ending up on a grassy bank 12 feet below.

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I recently went on a speed awareness course which would have been better as a speed trap awareness course.
I was the oldest person there but I wasn't caught speeding in a rooftop car-park Shocked
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My M-I-L was caught speeding and "elected" to do the awareness course (She's over 80), I almost felt sorry for the guy running the course. She has a phenomenal memory and is a stickler for the minuet detail, and correct use of english, but plays the ‘old lady’ very well, she took a Dictaphone with her (she maintains her memory is bad and needed it as an aid). At the first contradiction by the course leader she ‘pounced’ and played back both portions of the contradiction.The course went downhill after that!
At the end of the "course" the other participants bought her a bunch of flowers and maintained it was the best entertainment they’d had in years.
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..a stickler for the minuet detail, and correct use of english..

There are many sticklers for good English around but we don't all make a song and dance about it.  Tongue
I only ever got caught speeding once (downhill on a dual carriageway in an old Skoda), nowadays I generally stick to the limit, partly because it gives me more miles out of a tank of (expensive) fuel.
Can't see the point of speed bumps though.
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Sheffield council went mad installing speed bumps all over the city........they're called pot holes Angry
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I only ever got caught speeding once (downhill on a dual carriageway in an old Skoda),

Are you sure about that? Surely speeding and old Skoda is a contradiction in terms.
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1.3 Felicia  Smiley Well, it was a long straight downhill stretch of dual carriageway (and I was probably only just enough over the 70mph limit to get a ticket).
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