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Message 85346 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:02:58 UTC - in response to Message 85335.  

https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/botany/plants-feel-pain.htm
The smell we associate with freshly cut grass is actually a chemical distress call, one used by plants to beg nearby critters to save them from attack (usually it's an affront by insects, but in this case, it's lawnmower blades). After all, when danger strikes -- whether it's landscaping equipment or a hungry caterpillar -- plants can't lift their roots and run. They must fight where they stand.
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Message 85347 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:11:26 UTC

What's next? The smell of freshly fallen rain being a call for help from the ground that it's drowning?
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Message 85349 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:15:06 UTC - in response to Message 85346.  

Soon be Summer, salad time :-)
Those scrumptious lettuce & Spring Onions with that tangy taste of Heinz Salad Cream :-)
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Message 85350 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:18:36 UTC - in response to Message 85347.  

What's next? The smell of freshly fallen rain being a call for help from the ground that it's drowning?

Those poor snails, drowning and no human cares...
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Message 85353 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:35:47 UTC - in response to Message 85350.  

...The French care :-)
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Message 85354 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:44:37 UTC - in response to Message 85343.  

Mind you America is just as bad as here but with a big difference - There they massacre their kids in schools

Not just the schools, the insanity is a fairly successful attempt to perfect Darwinian evolution.
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Message 85356 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:49:10 UTC - in response to Message 85354.  

Too late, the insane are already running the ayslum.
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Message 85357 - Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 22:56:44 UTC - in response to Message 85343.  
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Mind you America is just as bad as here but with a big difference - There they massacre their kids in schools.
This is the bit I don't get. What have we all got against kids?

Over there, they shoot them in the name of freedom.
Over here, they b*gger them in the name of sport.
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Message 85361 - Posted: 21 Mar 2018, 11:24:59 UTC - in response to Message 85360.  

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the supreme court in all matters under English and Welsh law, Northern Ireland law and Scottish civil law.
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Message 85364 - Posted: 21 Mar 2018, 15:31:01 UTC - in response to Message 85362.  

The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population.

It is as I said before the Court of Appeal.

https://www.supremecourt.uk/
Not much cop when the system itself fails
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Message 85368 - Posted: 22 Mar 2018, 1:47:12 UTC

Was at my cousins earlier and saw this in the local rag. Accrington Observer - Brexit a 'major risk' to Hyndburn business - Labour council leaders warn
Last little bit;
Speaking at a council budget meeting, he said: “While Theresa May and the rest of the cabinet argue long into the night on how to get out of the mess the Conservative Party are in, we are left here to make the best guess from a list of bad options.

"This is mushroom management of the highest order.”


Considering that this was an area that voted leave, can't help thinking that if there is a 2nd vote on Brexit that many might change their minds.
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Message 85369 - Posted: 22 Mar 2018, 3:44:00 UTC - in response to Message 85368.  

Was at my cousins earlier and saw this in the local rag. Accrington Observer - Brexit a 'major risk' to Hyndburn business - Labour council leaders warn
Last little bit;
Speaking at a council budget meeting, he said: “While Theresa May and the rest of the cabinet argue long into the night on how to get out of the mess the Conservative Party are in, we are left here to make the best guess from a list of bad options.

"This is mushroom management of the highest order.”


Considering that this was an area that voted leave, can't help thinking that if there is a 2nd vote on Brexit that many might change their minds.

What's done is done. You have Brexit, we have Rump. Putin is happy as a clam.
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Message 85439 - Posted: 27 Mar 2018, 12:37:56 UTC

Sheesh! Ain't progress a b*tch.
"As the fire officer could not get through on the phone to the police force duty officer, the response of the fire service was "brought to the point of paralysis" to the "immense frustration on the firefighters' faces"."

Confusion
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Message 85456 - Posted: 27 Mar 2018, 20:36:22 UTC

Confused.com

I know I am :-(
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Message 85463 - Posted: 27 Mar 2018, 21:37:56 UTC
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Message 85479 - Posted: 28 Mar 2018, 3:58:19 UTC - in response to Message 85463.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_0ybTKt8Hc


Is Boris Johnson, Trumps bro or love child? the hair style is so much alike..
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Message 85481 - Posted: 28 Mar 2018, 4:23:17 UTC - in response to Message 85456.  

Confused.com

I know I am :-(

Cute couple I hope they are happy, it's not my problem, I don't have to sleep with either one of them.
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Message 85486 - Posted: 28 Mar 2018, 4:44:27 UTC

In Australia we don't have to worry about any of them "Bless our Country" :P
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Message 85487 - Posted: 28 Mar 2018, 5:05:23 UTC - in response to Message 85486.  

That's good you don't worry about them. Just ton't delude yourself into thinking they aren't in OZ.
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