Cleaned up and strung a Max 200G this past Saturday...

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  1. jimbo333

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    I've never had a bagel! You don't get many over here in the UK:)

    The original 82 versions are esily the most flexible for sure, but from 83-87 they really didn't change much. From 88 they seemed to do something different and the frames definitely felt different. And from 90 it felt almost like a different racquet! Lighter for a start!
     
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  2. Bud

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    No, you guys eat crumpets and drink tea :twisted:
     
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    Amazingly, I don't like tea, but do indeed like crumpet, when I can get it:)
     
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    Crumpets are decent... they sell them here now, too ;-)
     
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    I had NOOO idea what a "crumpet was", I'll be honest though, I can mainline half a loaf of raisin bread in one day, for those like me who had no idea what a crumpet is:
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    looks like the original "english muffin" plenty of nooks and "crannies"
     
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    I don't think he meant that kind of crumpet actually - did you jimbo? :)
     
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    it's clear that I don't know a crumpet from a strumpet
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    here's a strumpet that goes for $250,000 (that's the full monty!!!); what a cheap date for those who can afford it! I think she's hottt:
    "Of course, naked bodies are no longer as shocking as when Lindsay startled the staid citizens of Sydney and Melbourne in the 1930s and '40s. Even so, the bold creature who dominates Spring's Innocence with her big breasts and peeping pudenda would probably still attract an X notice from the censor if it had not been framed and called "art".

    The oil is one of 39 works, many by Lindsay, that Sydney businessman John Schaeffer has consigned to Christie's. The pictures could generate $1 million in total.

    Over the past 10 years Schaeffer has been selling many Australian works from his collection while spending millions buying European paintings from the pre-Raphaelite period. He has also asked Christie's to auction a Rupert Bunny portrait of his wife, Jeanne Morel, that also carries an upper estimate of $250,000."

    By Geoffrey Maslen
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    Errrrr no:twisted:

    But to be fair, I do like all types of crumpet, I'm really not fussy:):)
     
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    Is crumpet a semi-derogatory slang term, too? I wasn't aware of that previously :twisted:
     
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    It's denser, thinner and slightly larger than an English Muffin :shock: :oops:
     
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    Using my pocket Oxford English Dictionary:-

    Crumpet noun, mainly Brit.
    1.a light soft yeast cake, eaten buttered.
    2.Slang for sexually attractive woman.

    :):)
     
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    At this moment in time, that's what I want, in fact I'm off to the Bakers right now!!!
     
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    These forums are just chock full of interesting facts :)
     
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    Enjoy it! Remember... lots of butter and jam :wink:
     
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    Now, i'm hungry and will prepare a bagel with butter :razz:
     
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    Well I like to do my bit to improve inter-continental knowledge LOL, now I really am off to the Bakery:)
     
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    No, but I'll leave it to Jimbo to explain its British (English?) connotations. He's more qualified than I am! :twisted:

    Oops, I didn't realise this thread had already progressed to page 4 and jimbo had explained the alternative meaning of crumpet. I was interested to see just how he'd explain it! He got around the problem nicely! :)
     
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    We use strumpet or tart, here in the states... not crumpet ;-)
     
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    I prefer "harlot" (used affectionately and facetiously) from old 15th century english... middle english (14th century) is responsible for crumpets and strumpets...
    -loquacious fallafel boy
     
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    Well I love treacle tart:)

    And I am talking about food here, just incase there is any doubt:)
     
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