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    thomas michael

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    hi john sabourn #80
    good morning, Whilst many years ago i was educated to the fact that if you want to see what the girl your thinking of marrying

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    j.sabourn

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    #10 Similar as yourself Keith and I reckon if I had stayed in the UK I would still be paying off my mortgage . Here most workers get a lump sum payment

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    j.sabourn

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    Those girls that Des shows were the daughters of the ones you saw shovelling iron ore droppings Thomas. I got caught with a Mickey Finn in the Caribbean

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    Keith Tindell

    Re: Mini Budget

    Agree John, i retired at 53, and walked into the building society, wrote a small cheque which paid off my mortgage, and i have never borrowed money since.

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    j.sabourn

    Re: Mini Budget

    #7 In affect John the increase in interest rates is good for the OAPs. We don’t borrow money we try to save for a rainy day. The past period of

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    thomas michael

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    hi des #73
    good morning, yes they certainly look good on the photograph, and so different from the ones i saw shovelling iron ore off the quay that

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    j.sabourn

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