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to eat sardine sandwiches in the (shared) office?

(30 Posts)
ClockWatchingLady Thu 18-Jul-13 10:45:19

(the window won't open either grin)

ruby1234 Thu 18-Jul-13 12:22:50

If you wash your newly hard boiled eggs in cold water for a while (straight away) they don't smell so bad. If you leave them to cool in the boiling water they stink.
Don't know why though.

Christmasberry Thu 18-Jul-13 12:29:53

Yabu

slug Thu 18-Jul-13 13:03:20

Check first there's no one in your office with a fish allergy. Just the smell of fish can set off a sympathetic reaction in me. My colleagues have learnt this through bitter experience.

Vickibee Thu 18-Jul-13 13:06:40

i got told off at work by colleagues for eating a tin of mackerel at my desk even though I have my own office. Apparently the smell drifted down the corridor

ClockWatchingLady Fri 19-Jul-13 13:46:27

Well, today I've given in and gone back to cheese (and onion...).

Thank you all for your input yesterday X

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