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Maggie Ann

Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #250 on: June 24, 2020, 11:47:03 PM »
We've just been locked down in quarantine as we had a positive case in our retirement village. Waiting for the health dept. to arrive   :icon_rolleyes: :icon_sad:

Jan, that is not good news. I'm assuming the health department is going to test all of the residents. Nursing homes and rehabs have been hit hard here in Florida. They are now calling Florida the epicenter of Covid 19.
           
 

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« Reply #251 on: June 25, 2020, 01:07:35 AM »
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« Reply #252 on: June 26, 2020, 03:48:38 PM »
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« Reply #254 on: June 26, 2020, 11:28:16 PM »
 :banana: open again  :littleclap

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« Reply #255 on: June 26, 2020, 11:32:11 PM »
:banana: open again  :littleclap

Just as well visible straps is not an issue these days.
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« Reply #256 on: June 27, 2020, 02:31:14 AM »
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« Reply #257 on: June 27, 2020, 09:17:55 PM »
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« Reply #258 on: June 27, 2020, 09:48:03 PM »
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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #259 on: June 27, 2020, 09:49:22 PM »
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« Reply #260 on: June 29, 2020, 01:52:21 AM »
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« Reply #261 on: June 29, 2020, 01:53:37 AM »
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« Reply #262 on: June 29, 2020, 06:39:56 AM »
Be careful what you wish for, that's for sure.  :icon_rofl:
 

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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #263 on: June 30, 2020, 08:51:55 PM »
This is more scary than funny.  :icon_rolleyes: Perhaps it should go in another thread.

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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #264 on: June 30, 2020, 08:56:50 PM »
Very true for most countries.  Grin

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« Reply #265 on: June 30, 2020, 10:16:48 PM »
What is tracky bottoms? Does that mean stretchy pants?
 

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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #266 on: June 30, 2020, 11:32:08 PM »
What is tracky bottoms? Does that mean stretchy pants?

Track suit.

Sweat pants is the lower part of a track suit. The kind of thing people wear over short to the gym or sport, or before doing serious exercise, in colder climates.

Hugely popular in the 80's and now downgraded to drack wear.
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« Reply #267 on: July 01, 2020, 12:26:18 AM »
Oh, here we call them sweats, joggers or yoga pants. Slight difference between them but all very forgiving if your tailored bottoms no longer fit (guilty).
 

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« Reply #268 on: July 01, 2020, 01:13:45 AM »
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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #269 on: July 02, 2020, 11:32:47 PM »
I wonder if sales of pyjamas have soared  :icon_rolleyes:

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« Reply #270 on: July 02, 2020, 11:53:31 PM »
You fancy people and your pajamas. I just wear underwear.
 

Maggie Ann

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« Reply #271 on: July 03, 2020, 01:22:53 AM »
You fancy people and your pajamas. I just wear underwear.


And I have fancy nightgowns suitable For walking the dog.  :hehe
           
 

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« Reply #272 on: July 03, 2020, 07:36:35 PM »
I wonder if sales of pyjamas have soared  :icon_rolleyes:

Bizzarrely, as I've been working from home for ages, I'm finding that I'm actually dressing more smartly during work days, and wearing make up at home - now I have to attend video meetings. Weekends all bets are off, though.  :icon_mrgreen:
     



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« Reply #273 on: July 03, 2020, 07:56:04 PM »
I have a friend whose boss makes them keep their camera on all day so she can keep an eye on them. My friend needs a new job and not just for that reason.

There is definitely a mental thing about getting dressed, and if I am having a bad day I will make myself do it, just to kick my frame of mind into a different state, sometimes it helps. But otherwise I prefer to save on laundry.
 

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« Reply #274 on: July 03, 2020, 09:56:09 PM »
This from the Internet:

'A friend of mine is visited by a cat every afternoon. One day the cat turned up with a GPS tracker on his collar. The next week the cat's owner turned up and asked my friend if he could not feed him, as the tracker revealed that the cat had been visiting six different houses in his daily travels, and yes, he was a chonker.'
 

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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #275 on: July 04, 2020, 02:59:55 AM »
This belongs in the lighter side because it's comedy of the absurd.
A screencap from KTLA channel 5 in Los Angeles on the latest covid19 updates from California's governor (Gavin Newsom).

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« Reply #279 on: July 06, 2020, 01:13:14 PM »


Mars officially bans all flights from Earth. Says it will review policy in 5000 years.
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Re: Covid-19. The Lighter Side
« Reply #280 on: July 06, 2020, 02:07:38 PM »


Mars officially bands all flights from Earth. Says it will review policy in 5000 years.

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« Reply #282 on: July 06, 2020, 03:55:31 PM »
Mars officially bands all flights from Earth. Says it will review policy in 5000 years.


I always liked Mercury better anyway.   :angel:
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« Reply #283 on: July 06, 2020, 03:58:43 PM »
From Instagram: Read the ringed comment before you look at the image.   :icon_mrgreen:

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« Reply #285 on: July 08, 2020, 02:51:06 AM »


It's a joke but... replace satellite with drone and a lot of governors have probably actually been considering the idea 🤨
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« Reply #286 on: July 08, 2020, 02:57:53 AM »
That joke was originated with the Cabbage Patch dolls craze.

"In 1983, a Wisconsin radio announcer joked that a B-29 bomber would drop 2,000 Cabbage Patch Kids into Milwaukee County Stadium. People should bring catcher’s mitts, and whoever grabbed a doll needed to hold up their credit card to be photographed.

At least a dozen people actually showed up."

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« Reply #287 on: July 11, 2020, 06:17:16 PM »
Especially for writers  grint

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« Reply #290 on: July 12, 2020, 12:23:32 AM »
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« Reply #291 on: July 12, 2020, 12:26:36 AM »
Should this be in the garden thread?  Grin

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« Reply #292 on: July 12, 2020, 11:59:07 AM »
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« Reply #293 on: July 12, 2020, 10:23:51 PM »
There's a lot of facial expressions that can be going on behind a mask  Grin

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« Reply #294 on: July 13, 2020, 08:28:19 PM »
There must be a good reason behind these decisions  :icon_rolleyes:

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« Reply #295 on: July 13, 2020, 09:06:39 PM »
SA's virus cases are soaring. Our president announced last night that with immediate effect the ban on the sale of alcohol will be reinstated because of the number of alcohol-related trauma cases taking up beds in hospitals.  :icon_sad:

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« Reply #296 on: July 15, 2020, 03:35:56 AM »
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« Reply #298 on: July 16, 2020, 12:51:51 AM »
I believe the nasal swab is quite sore. :icon_rolleyes:

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« Reply #299 on: July 16, 2020, 03:22:29 AM »
I believe the nasal swab is quite sore. :icon_rolleyes:

My son-in-law works at a hospital and, of course, they test every day. They are no longer doing nasal swabs. They are doing throat swabs similar to a strep test.
           
 
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