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Olivetti · 10/03/2012 15:07

A colleague emailed me, complaining about a junior colleague's behaviour. Her main sin, apparently, is "acting like a total Pre-Madonna". Grin Grin

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UsedToBePretty · 10/03/2012 16:20

That's brilliant!

My DH and his parents come out with some crackers - they say reach instead of retch, full of beams instead of full of beans, etc

Once a colleague of DH's was talking about a cabinet that was being made for an office in a meeting with lots of bigwigs and he kept saying that the good thing about it was that it would be "bestoke" Grin

The best one ever was when DH's ex was having a text rant about their daughter and she said "Don't use her as a porn in our argument!!"


LittleHalfwit · 10/03/2012 16:24

A work colleague went into great detail telling me about the dildo rail her DP was putting up - very difficult to get straight apparently!

My DS wrote about the causes of WW1 - one of which was apparently the erotic behaviour of Kaiser Wilheim!

My DH telling a friend about a skiing holiday in Borneo (he meant Bormio in Italy) - you get awful sweaty in all that ski gear in the tropics!

UsedToBePretty · 10/03/2012 19:01

Grin at dildo rail!!!

Joolyjoolyjoo · 10/03/2012 19:03

Loving these!" can I add my gran, who had a "senile dimension" and used to serve us Walls Vendetta for dessert Grin

inmysparetime · 10/03/2012 19:08

Scouts were trying to arrange a "willy wanging" competitionBlush
I told them to vet their autocorrect carefully to make sure people tried to throw WELLIES instead!

ohbugrit · 10/03/2012 19:12

Jooly I am crying at Walls Vendetta Grin

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FruitShootsAndHeaves · 10/03/2012 19:15

It was asking for the Durex batteries that made me Blush

msrisotto · 10/03/2012 19:16

I know someone who had to email a University asking permission to change an interview date and at the end put "I apologise for any incontinence this may have caused you" I think spell check screwed him over!

fabwoman · 10/03/2012 19:16

My nan said her son was driving erotically..

fabwoman · 10/03/2012 19:17

My error -

Just said to dh "I need sex. I w.." and then DS1 appeared.

Luckily he is having too much of a strop to realise.

cookielove · 10/03/2012 19:19

UsedToBePretty - My friend says reach instead of retch, all the flipping time, even with proof she won't admit it that she is wrong. Its something we have agreed to disagree on silently fumes

cookielove · 10/03/2012 19:21

Many a time i have said a pilot ejaculates instead of ejects out of the cock pit Blush ho hum!!

ObviouslyOblivious · 10/03/2012 19:24

I have friends who have written on Facebook many times that they have stopped off somewhere 'on route' :o

UsedToBePretty · 10/03/2012 19:34

I'm pretty sure retch is pronounced exactly as it is written.....

PurplePidjin · 10/03/2012 19:39

Shop next to my gym is looking for a new tenant.

"In the first instant call and leave a massage"

iklboo · 10/03/2012 19:41

Retch is pronounced 're-ch' according to online dictionaries, not reach. You 'retch' your guts up, not 'reach' them up. 'Course, it could be regional dialect differences, which are totally acceptable Grin.

MIL takes 'anti-flammables' for her 'arthuritis' and serves 'peripherals & cream' for pud.

Notthefullshilling · 10/03/2012 19:59

My DM was bad with arthritis for a long time before she died. One day she was having great difficulty getting out of her chair and asked me to come over and give her a hand up.

So there I am standing beside her chair, with her leaning on my arm using it to pull herself up when she said to me " What I would like for Christmas this year is an ejaculation seat, like the one in James Bond's car"!

So much wrong with that, I had no idea where to start!

lisaro · 10/03/2012 20:07

DP's parents - 'Acropolis Now' (must be Italian subtitles), after his 'prostrate' op, he'll have 'dry organisms', 'rest bite' and sending my son a 'strap on' to travel with (bum bag).

zipzap · 10/03/2012 21:10

Somewhere I worked there was a very sweet but naive work experience girl who was (to put it nicely) probably not near the top 99% half of her class who was forever doing these mistakes - my favourite was when she was was talking about her friend from school who 'forgot to take her conception pills and got pregnant'...

MDM · 12/03/2012 21:21

Error in parent newsletter regarding the forthcoming Xmas 'lucky dip' arrangements: "We'll be making wrapping paper with the children and wrapping the little gits on December 2."

zipzap · 13/03/2012 00:02

You've just reminded me of another - the school sent out a termly summary of the curriculum and on the back was a list of what they wanted us to do outside of school.

pride of place - 'daily spelling practise' instead of 'daily spelling practice' - the irony of getting spelling/grammar wrong on that of all points Grin

what's worse - I pointed it out to the teacher who was surprised, agreed it was wrong and promptly said she would tell the head of year who had created the document - but this term's came out and the same mistake is there again!

CappyHunt · 13/03/2012 00:15

Someone wrote 'mind due it wouldn't blah blah' the other day which may have made me snort a little.

yy to 'on route' - always raises a smile

kickassangel · 13/03/2012 00:26

I had a student who got naturist and naturalist wrong for an entire project about the late Steve Irwin

MissKeithLemon · 13/03/2012 00:35

None to add, but I have just giggled all the way down, so take some Thanks pmsl and roffling at the actual same time... and still imagining the school wrapping the little gits!! Note to self Must remember to start writing them down when I hear any

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