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by worldoftui
Wed Oct 20, 2004 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Legal Action - Username A Trademark
Replies: 41
Views: 3155

Legal Action - Username A Trademark

Right... I have been silent for the best part of a month now. I have been "asked" to stop posting under the username "Worldoftui" because it is a registered trademark <a href="http://www.worldoftui.com" target=_blank>http://www.worldoftui.com</a> I received a call to my <b>home</b> phone. It appears...

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by worldoftui
Wed Sep 15, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's In Your Woman's Purse?
Replies: 24
Views: 3182

RE: What's In Your Woman's Purse?

Hmm. My dad always told me you should never askwhat a woman has in her handbag because it's unfair to expect her to remember that much.  Big grin

Mark

[Edited 2004-09-14 19:12:26]

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 14, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Ever Flown Over Your Home?
Replies: 42
Views: 6399

RE: Have You Ever Flown Over Your Home?

Lots of times. In fact, a lot of people on here have. Take a flight from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, depart on a westerly runway and keep going pretty straight. Give it about 10 mins.... Many of the US flights go right over. Mine is the house on the...

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 14, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest Airport In UK With 757 Service
Replies: 8
Views: 4385

RE: Smallest Airport In UK With 757 Service

CVT will also get BY 757 service next year.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 14, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Most Punctual UK Charter Airline
Replies: 15
Views: 4281

RE: Britannia Most Punctual UK Charter Airline

Way to go Britannia... back where they should be.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> But, on a slightly more serious note, having compared Britannia to the likes of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="British Midland">BD</ac...

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by worldoftui
Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wanted - Advice On Travel In Australia
Replies: 14
Views: 2599

RE: Wanted - Advice On Travel In Australia

Not an Aussie, but spent some considerable time there.... so just my 0.02AUD worth  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> 1. Drive in Sydney? No. If you were there longer, then yes, as there is some great stuff within easy reach. But for a short stay, I wouldn't. 2. Didn't g...

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by worldoftui
Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Implications Of LGW Losing Dedicated Shuttle
Replies: 20
Views: 2621

RE: Implications Of LGW Losing Dedicated Shuttle

I had heard that they were considering opening out-of-use tracks that are near <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to link the airport mainline station to the Waterloo - Reading line. Would be good news to people traveling in from the west, including me in R...

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by worldoftui
Sun Sep 12, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport You Transit Through The Most
Replies: 44
Views: 4766

RE: Airport You Transit Through The Most

I always seem to have the misfortune of getting IAD.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Sat Sep 11, 2004 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying On Your Birthday
Replies: 21
Views: 15455

RE: Flying On Your Birthday

I flew from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and all I got was a 3.5 hour delay!  <img src="/di...

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by worldoftui
Sat Sep 11, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q's On European Aircharter
Replies: 9
Views: 2857

RE: Q's On European Aircharter

European Air Charter have now come out of bankruptcy proceedings and have renamed themselves European Aviation Air Charter.

EAAC? They used to be called that years ago IIRC.

Mark

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by worldoftui
Fri Sep 10, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Green Cards
Replies: 2
Views: 1130

RE: Green Cards

<a href="http://uscis.gov/graphics/howdoi/divlott.htm" target=_blank>http://uscis.gov/graphics/howdoi/divlott.htm</a> The British need not apply because the program is intended to increase the diversity of nationalities living within the USA. The UK has sent more than 50,000 citizens to the US over ...

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by worldoftui
Fri Sep 10, 2004 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Croatian And Adria To Join Star
Replies: 23
Views: 4577

Croatian And Adria To Join Star

Today Star Alliance have confirmed that Adria and Croatian Airlines are to join as regional members. <a href="http://www.staralliance.com" target=_blank>http://www.staralliance.com</a> <a href="http://www.commercialaviationtoday.com/" target=_blank>http://www.commercialaviationtoday.com/</a> Will th...

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by worldoftui
Wed Sep 08, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York
Replies: 19
Views: 2497

RE: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York

Go for the Ameritania IMHO.

From what I remember, the New Yorker used to get decidely mixed reviews.

If you can wait until tomorrow, I can look up the hotels in the Gazetteers (Travel Agent guides) and give you the "low down."


Mark

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by worldoftui
Wed Sep 08, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tunisia Winter News?
Replies: 8
Views: 2165

RE: Tunisia Winter News?

Britannia / Thomson flights from the UK to Monastir.... <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> WED 12:40 14:55 752 BY491B weekly 03/11/2004 27/04/2005 <acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</acronym> WED 11:50 14:...

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by worldoftui
Wed Sep 08, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pay Extra To Sit Together!
Replies: 10
Views: 2565

RE: Pay Extra To Sit Together!

All of the major UK tour operators have been offering this service for years. The airline will endeavour to allocate you seats together on both the outward and return flights, although, as with the scheduled airlines, NO GUARANTEE can be given. The choice to pay to guarantee seats together offers pe...

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 07, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York
Replies: 19
Views: 2497

RE: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York

Sent loads of customers to the Ameritania - never had a issue. Not a glowing recommendation for you, but its a start.


I have heard good about the Pickwick, and also the Skyline Hotel - it has a roof top pool which would be nice if the weather is good.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Looks Better: 763 Or 332?
Replies: 62
Views: 6218

RE: Which Looks Better: 763 Or 332?

Too close to call.............


Mark

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reveal Your Pets!
Replies: 31
Views: 2744

RE: Reveal Your Pets!

Fine, fine...

Candy... (Dumb)


Cleo... (bit of a slapper)



Mark

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by worldoftui
Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York
Replies: 19
Views: 2497

RE: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York

I used to work around the corner from the Radio City Apartments in the mid 1980's. I remember there being a brothel in one of the apartments there!


Damn, and I just thought those women were being friendly....


Mark

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by worldoftui
Mon Sep 06, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York
Replies: 19
Views: 2497

RE: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York

The Radio City apartments? They are abut 20 studios / apartments. Not fancy or anything but good value and clean. Not my first choice, but for a budget option, it was great. Basic cooking stuff so breakfast was cheap - big fridge to keep some beers in before you go out of an evening. The US is prett...

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by worldoftui
Mon Sep 06, 2004 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York
Replies: 19
Views: 2497

RE: Cheap(ish) Hotels In New York

I stayed with 3 mates at the Radio City Apartments one year. Very good value, and funnily enough, just opposite Radio City which is near Times Square. <a href="http://www.radiocityapartments.com/" target=_blank>http://www.radiocityapartments.com/</a> Other recommendations include the Carlton Arms an...

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by worldoftui
Sun Sep 05, 2004 8:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MSP-LGW, NW
Replies: 6
Views: 3173

RE: MSP-LGW, NW

<i> forgot what we had for dinner. I do remember it was something with chicken, and it was good. Served with a salad, dinner roll, and crackers & cheese.</i> Hmm. Sounds like any airline meal. hehehe <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Sounds like you enjoyed your fligh...

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by worldoftui
Sun Sep 05, 2004 8:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GRU-EZE With TAM
Replies: 10
Views: 4576

RE: GRU-EZE With TAM


On board service sounds excellent. I have heard good things about them. I think that they would put a lot of other carriers to shame.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Sat Sep 04, 2004 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying 21 Hours On United....am I Insane?
Replies: 22
Views: 6720

RE: Flying 21 Hours On United....am I Insane?

<i>If the seats are available, from coach you will need a lot of miles to upgrade. You need to upgrade to Biz then First, separate amount of miles each. It's 30,000 miles each upgrade one way from Y to J on non full fares. You could also pay through the nose. </i> Just to clarify, United only allow ...

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by worldoftui
Fri Sep 03, 2004 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotmail Sucks!
Replies: 23
Views: 1733

RE: Hotmail Sucks!

<i>Get GMail because it is fast, ran by Google, contains no bloat, and gives you 1GB of storage.</i> I am quite happy with my hotmail, certainly not unhappy enough to leave. Plus it works well(ish) with Outlook, so prety convenient. Hmm, I have 2000MB of space on my Hotmail. How did that happen? Mark

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by worldoftui
Thu Sep 02, 2004 5:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Only That Operate A320/A330/A340Family
Replies: 23
Views: 4321

RE: Airlines Only That Operate A320/A330/A340Famil

Soon, MyTravel UK will only be operating the Airbus types.

British Med too.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Tue Aug 31, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay A.net Members In NY....
Replies: 93
Views: 4053

RE: Gay A.net Members In NY....

<i>Hey... Just was curious if there are any other gay a.net members in the New York / Long Island area... would be interested in chattin if there are. Let me know. P.s. Please don't take offense to the post. It's merely a way of finding some new friends with similar interests. </i> I saw this simply...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 10:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best Non-Stop Way To LHR From Cleveland
Replies: 34
Views: 8484

RE: The Best Non-Stop Way To LHR From Cleveland

If they are north of London, then for transatlantic flights <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> is the best bet, as <acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / EGGW), United Kingdom">LTN</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom"...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best Non-Stop Way To LHR From Cleveland
Replies: 34
Views: 8484

RE: The Best Non-Stop Way To LHR From Cleveland

<i>You mention <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, but no airline flies ns from there to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> flies to <acrony...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Livery Partition
Replies: 41
Views: 3157

RE: Britannia Livery Partition

<i>I'm pretty sure that Neos is no longer connected with TUI hence the differences. </i> Yup. My bad. Not a TUI company. BTW Welcome to A.net Sian. Prepare to watch your <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> rise astronomically.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook To Fly To Virtually Deserted Island
Replies: 16
Views: 6248

RE: Thomas Cook To Fly To Virtually Deserted Island

Cuba is predicted to experience massive growth from the UK market. It has "mass-market" appeal. It will fall into the budget of many people who often have chosen to travel within Europe. Unfortunate though it is, the Dominican Republic has suffered from some poor publicity which has / had been the i...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Upgrade A300
Replies: 17
Views: 5134

RE: Monarch Upgrade A300

<i>They used to use the A300 on services to Florida but with a stop at Bangor.</i> I didn't realise that. I flew <acronym title="Mount Cook (MON / NZMC), New Zealand">MON</acronym> from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> to <acronym title="Orlando - Internat...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Livery Partition
Replies: 41
Views: 3157

RE: Britannia Livery Partition

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Upgrade A300
Replies: 17
Views: 5134

RE: Monarch Upgrade A300

<i>Are the A300's capable of flying non-stop to Florida, Caribean and Mexico???</i> I believe they used to operate them direct to Orlando non-stop. Not sure about the rest. As for the upgrade, this is good news. They were perfect for short flights, but the standard seat pitch must have been painful ...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Livery Partition
Replies: 41
Views: 3157

RE: Britannia Livery Partition

<i>I wouldn't waste your time and effort - as said, the Britannia name won't be around for much longer The airline will soon be completely rebranded as Thomson.</i> Yup. In fact, it has pretty much gone already. No references to it on board, or in the Inflight Magazine, or in the Thomson brochures. ...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 5:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Nick Name?
Replies: 48
Views: 2296

RE: What's Your Nick Name?

"Juice" - Sounds vaguely disgusting. Was given to me in school at the age of about 7 and lasted throughout my school years. At least no one knows it now. Oops  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> "Babycakes" - Just received this one from my work colleagues. Was a No. 1 son...

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Livery Partition
Replies: 41
Views: 3157

RE: Britannia Livery Partition

Keep the name, but not the livery.

The old one was nice, but IMO so is the new one.

(Getting ready for the insults and / or hate mail.....)  Big grin Big grin


Mark

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by worldoftui
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advertising Jingles/ad's From Days Gone By
Replies: 11
Views: 3218

RE: Advertising Jingles/ad's From Days Gone By

I remember this advert from my childhood! 1984 I think it was... How weird........

http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials/commercials_a-f/british_caledonian.rm

Mark

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by worldoftui
Sun Aug 29, 2004 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Could Go Anywhere On Vacation
Replies: 20
Views: 2196

RE: If You Could Go Anywhere On Vacation

Get me on the first flight to New Zealand, stopping off in Fiji and Hawaii on the way home.


Mark

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by worldoftui
Sun Aug 29, 2004 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Letters Used In Flight Numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 4321

RE: Letters Used In Flight Numbers

3 of the major charter carriers in the UK use letters for all of their flights..... Britannia / Thomson <acronym title="Britannia Airlines (United Kingdom)">BY</acronym> - ###A Outbound / ###B Inbound First Choice <acronym title="Kalispell - Glacier Park International (Flathead County) (FCA / KFCA),...

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by worldoftui
Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Proverbs (Funny =D)
Replies: 3
Views: 3439

RE: Chinese Proverbs (Funny =D)

Very funny! For the Brits on here, these quotes may be familiar to you. For everyone else, these quotes are from a <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> character called "David Brent" who was the star of a show called "The Office" - a fake fly-on-the-wall documentary about.... well....

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by worldoftui
Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SEX Crazed Olympians!
Replies: 11
Views: 1628

RE: SEX Crazed Olympians!

Two words: Aleksei Nemov. *Swoon*

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy I can see why he was nicknamed "Sexy Aleksei."

Mark

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by worldoftui
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Around The World On Narrowbodies?
Replies: 25
Views: 4930

RE: Around The World On Narrowbodies?

It is not only possible, it happens. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/211081/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/211081/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos...

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by worldoftui
Thu Aug 26, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Cruise Line
Replies: 28
Views: 2526

RE: Best Cruise Line

Celebrity is my preferred option.

Having said that, I had a very very good time with Disney. And never once had a problem with screaming kids.

Mark

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by worldoftui
Wed Aug 25, 2004 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Political Compass?
Replies: 58
Views: 2679

RE: Your Political Compass?

Economic Left/Right: -3.12 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.13 Call me Ghandi!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Having said that, I am with Jasepl on this one. Some of the questions I really did not have much of an opinion on. Still, only a bit of fun... Mark

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by worldoftui
Wed Aug 25, 2004 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Largest Alliance Presence?
Replies: 5
Views: 2915

RE: Airports With Largest Alliance Presence?

Spanair does not operate its own aircraft to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> must also do pretty well for oneWorld too - other than Lan, doesn't <acronym title="London - Heath...

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by worldoftui
Wed Aug 25, 2004 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British English Vs. American English
Replies: 43
Views: 2990

RE: British English Vs. American English

I always find American use of the word "fanny" to be amusing.

To them it's someone's rear end, to us it's something an awful lot ruder

(same area, think female anatomy)


A fanny pack anyone?  Big grin

Oh dear.....


Mark

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by worldoftui
Wed Aug 25, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Renaming Airports, Inc. Teesside?
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Renaming Airports, Inc. Teesside?

They are renaming Teesside Airport? Why? I read an article in a trade paper that stated that they were changing the name from Teesside to, get this, <b> Durham-Tees Valley</b>. Mmm - catchy. Anyone else hear this? Is this a British phenomenon or is it happening everywhere? What is going on? First th...

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by worldoftui
Tue Aug 24, 2004 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Hours You Put On Your Job In A Week?
Replies: 34
Views: 3506

RE: How Much Hours You Put On Your Job In A Week?

At the moment, I put in the bare minimum that I can, considering it is so boring and I have no interest in it whatsoever. So basically, about 39 hours a week, Monday to Friday 0900-1730. In my previous role, it was closer to 60 hour weeks, with weekends and bank holidays all being normal working hou...

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