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Surely you jest: With Shaw's compliments

Posted by John McIntyre at 11:49 AM | | Comments (5)


Oh, to be that clever. (Delivery, too.)

BTW (Yes I did that on You Don't Say) Tech alert: however this video got put on the server, every time a page with the video comes up, the video starts.

Moving up in the world eh?
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Yeah, as Robert (the Single One) says: this thing starts whether asked to or not. Good story, but I'm becoming tired of stopping it.

I had to put this office computer on mute, since McI's voice was a dead giveaway that I was not about some coporate task!

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