The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
Oh, I don't about about that. I'd be absolutely thrilled if my local rag had me down as a rent boy. Think of the damages.
That's a point Francis. On my own part I doubt anyone could make that mistake about me.. Charitable donations crock is more the correct term for me!
However, if it were said in public that I was a Tory, I would probably die of shame.
Urgh! Isn't a Tory something you step in?
On, dear boy; something one steps on.
True! but Tories it do get into the tread on your soles and they mess the carpet if you do not wipe your shoes thoroughly!
Gentlemen, is this non-native speaker absolutely wrong when from your conversation drawing the conclusion Tory is a slang word for prostitute?
Ah no Sean a prostituye is respectable compared to a politician
Ah, so glad you make a difference between both professions, Jams.Lots of snow here. And in your neck of the wood?
One profession has integrity, the other dabbles in politics!No snow here now. We had a fait bit last week but it has almost gone. Still cold for the time of year though
I'd be suing the pants off them.
I would be doing the same too methinks
I imagine she had a difficult time at her WI meeting that week.
Haha now there's a thought Susan!
Yeah. I got this too via e-mail from someone, but it's always good to see.
Indeed it is!
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