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    Quote Originally Posted by marksbug View Post
    she should lever brothers at home.
    Maybe she intended to, and ran out of room? We've all car-pooled with undesirables....

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    or at the slave masters behind her...

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    Men at work at the Cardiff Institute, making huge baskets, unique in size and construction, for loading press cake. Wales, 1938.
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    Are you sure they aren't making coracles ? It is Wales, after all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mklotz View Post
    Are you sure they aren't making coracles ? It is Wales, after all.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coracle
    A Coracle is a bowl shaped basket with a waterproof covering, only about 12 inches deep.

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    They're probably trans-Atlantic bulk carrier coracles undergoing assembly inspection before waterproofing in a huge vat of treacle.
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    **** I had to get my glasses to read this..I thought it said they were making cockroaches baskets......

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    ill have to admit those are pretty darn loud. jets & top fuel dragsters are about the loudest I've ever heard...and probably heard too much of them with out protection..but they are both the sound of freedom and as such I wish to hear them daily for the rest of my life.

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    Today these men would be considered, "basket cases." ;-)

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    Today these men would be considered, "basket cases." ;-)
    Perhaps, but you would not be able to say that out loud, lest you be labeled "insensitive" .....

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