As hundreds of crows gathered each evening across the pond, he would grab the gun and "stealthily" sneak around the house, hoping to blast a few of "the dratted
critters." It was a joke among us kids, because the instant he peeked around the house, all the crows--with more racket than you can imagine--took off immediately.
EILEEN IDRISSI NAVY KNICKERS One thing I remember who would ever guess Sticks in my mind quite clearly A certain mode of dress Those navy pair of knickers That somehow didn''t fit Mam paid tuppence for them Required for PE kit I''m not fond of elastic And the seams were worn quite thin To further my embarrassment They're held fast by a pin Mam can''t afford a new pair We're poor, don''t have a thing To stop the knickers falling down I tied them up with string Come here, pet, said Mrs Broon A never told yer did a Am magic me, I''ll mend those draws So divvent worry kidda All manner since of lingerie Satin, silk and lace But those dratted
navy knickers Still hold pride of place M WARREN, Monkseaton.
He quipped on his blog: "Tough job, but someone's got to attend these dratted
Neighbour was not happy - an understatement that, And swore that if it came again, he'd shoot the dratted
I'm talking about these dratted
wind-farms that desecrate the skyline across much of mid Wales, which this week were contributing approximately zilch to the national grid.
He led FHWA's forensic investigation of the Hoan Bridge failure in Milwaukee, helped identify the cause of the brittle fracture, and dratted
technical guidance to deal with similar problems on other bridges.
Reduced travel to and from England, and if the architects have their head screwed on when doing their design, even a new rail link to the main network, obviating that dratted
sewer of a tunnel.
The trouble is that dratted
minority who choose to behave in an anti-social and criminal way.
Valerie Thomas from Wrexham, on the other hand, has nothing but praise for the Daily Post and its staff and correspondents -- or at least those of us who haven't yet found themselves forging a new life among those dratted
Zogonians on planet Zog.
But she is not searching for those gems of wisdom and ingenuity that pepper our paper every day,but rather the handiwork of those dratted
gremlins that pop up every now and then to make life difficult for your average hard-pressed journalist.
I keep getting angrier and angrier at her and the dratted
disease that is taking her from me bit by bit.
You even get people chatting on these dratted
things as they stroll with their dogs down some otherwise peaceful country lane.