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Random Babbling Thread 120

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 4, 2015.

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    Not only barmans. While the idiom originally meant a "Wirt"/barman/landlord nowadays it can be used for other "Wirts" too, like "Betriebswirt" (I think that would be a Master of Business Administration in english) or "Volkswirt" (economist?).
     
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    They certainly are. In fact, I've done 2 out of those 3 jobs at some point or another. Not really jobs with a shining future and growth opportunities, but honest jobs nonetheless.
    Ah, like that. When I was in secondary school, the saying was that if you didn't know anything to study, you could always study law. Some of my friends actually went and proved it, too.
     
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    I said honest occupations, not honest people. People will find a way to be assholes regardless of what they do for a living. :p

    Indeed. I've done plenty of such jobs as well at one time or another. They're not glamorous, but they're essential to our way of living.
     
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    Or with a shovel in a Zoo.
     
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    I'm currently helping my wife after a rather major surgery. I look pretty darn good in my sexy nurse outfit.
     
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    I'm sure your wife appreciates it, too.
    The outfit, that is :p
     
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    I'm sure your wife appreciates your sexiness (not!). Anyway, I hope the surgery went well.

    Edit: henkie-ninja'd. :p
     
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    Hey Splunge, I hope your wife recovers quickly. Good to see you on the boards.
     
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    "You too, can become an Expert excrement expeditor!" :lol:
     
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    I hate it when an application hangs itself so completely that you can't even shut it down. What do you mean, "access denied", Windows? I'm pretty sure there's no level of user above mine. :nolike:

    All being said, being a zoo custodian isn't that bad.



    (Also, water opal is a pretty boring gem...)
     
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    Thanks guys. Wife is doing fine - recovery will be slow but she's OK. Except she is begging me to change into a t-shirt and sweat pants. :p
     
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    Well, she has to see you, we don't. We'd be begging too, don't doubt it.
     
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    I've seen worse things...
     
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    Having probably the foggiest day of the year so far here. The fog lifted to about roof height only at around 2pm, but started coming down again shortly afterwards so it's completely foggy outside again at 4pm. Really weird. Morning fog's common enough here this time of the year, but lasting the entire day is something else.
     
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    Is there a lighthouse nearby?
     
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    Nope, no lighthouses around. :shake:
     
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    Yeah, it was a really foggy day. Not that I mind. Fog is cool.
     
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    And people still drive fast trough it.
     
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