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    That "rapt" is short for rapture and is not spelt "wrapped"!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Lovegood View Post
    That champagne and sparkling wine are not the same thing! Every time someone says they're having champagne and then say it's <insert some yellow glen version> I want to scream...
    Yep, I hear you! I say 'sparkling white' these days because I know I'm not drinking the genuine article.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qwerty View Post
    That the numbers on the dial of a toaster are actually minutes - not low, med and high setting.
    Lol I never thought of that! Thanks :-)

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    That Moët is pronounced "mo-ette", not "mo-ay" or "mo-ee". It's dutch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qwerty View Post
    That the numbers on the dial of a toaster are actually minutes - not low, med and high setting.
    Not true for mine

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    That when you're going straight ahead on a roundabout, you do NOT indicate "Right"! It is in the road rules... But one trip down the road quickly shows me that lots of people don't know their rules!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    That when you're going straight ahead on a roundabout, you do NOT indicate "Right"! It is in the road rules... But one trip down the road quickly shows me that lots of people don't know their rules!
    In WA you have to indicate as you approach the exit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RunawayPrincess View Post
    In WA you have to indicate as you approach the exit.
    Yes, indicate "Left". I was referring to the people who indicate that they're turning right when in fact they are going straight

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qwerty View Post
    That the numbers on the dial of a toaster are actually minutes - not low, med and high setting.
    Wow makes sense. Didn't know this though

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    Quote Originally Posted by swizzlestick View Post
    That if you are worried a can of soft drink/beer is going to spray all over you when you open it, you can tap it's bottom and it prevents the spray! And to release the vacuum seal on jars, give them a good thump on the bottom of the jar, you generally hear a small pop then the lid comes off much easier.
    Oh I thought you tapped the top of fizzy cans to stop the spray. I always through habit tap the top


 

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