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    Woodturning for all on lockdown!!

    Yet more thoughts

    As I sat, strapped in my seat waiting during the countdown, one thought kept crossing my mind .....
    every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.
    -John Glenn

    When the white missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
    They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes.
    When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
    - Desmond Tutu

    America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real but the moon landing was faked.
    - David Letterman

    I'm not a paranoid, deranged millionaire. I'm a billionaire.
    - Howard Hughes

    After the game, the King and the Pawn go into the same box.
    - Italian proverb

    The only reason they say 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats.
    - Jean Kerr

    I've been married to a communist and a fascist, and neither would take out the garbage.
    - Zsa Zsa Gabor

    When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
    - Prince Philip

    A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.
    - Emo Philips.

    Wood burns faster when you have to cut and chop it yourself.
    - Harrison Ford

    The best cure for sea sickness, is to sit under a tree.
    - Spike Milligan

    Lawyers believe a man is innocent until proven broke.
    - Robin Hall

    Kill one man and you're a murderer, kill a million and you're a conqueror.
    - Jean Rostand.

    Having more money doesn't make you happier.
    I have 50 million dollars but I'm just as happy as when I had 48 million.
    - Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    We are here on earth to do good unto others. What the others are here for, I have no idea.
    - W. H. Auden

    If life were fair Elvis would still be alive today and all the impersonators would be dead.
    - Johnny Carson

    I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very skeptical.
    - Arthur C Clarke

    Hollywood must be the only place on earth where you can be fired by a man wearing a Hawaiian shirt and a baseball cap.
    - Steve Martin

    Home cooking. Where many a man thinks his wife is.
    - Jimmy Durante

    America is so advanced that even the chairs are electric.
    - Doug Hamwell

    The first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone.
    - George Roberts

    If God had intended us to fly he would have made it easier to get to the airport.
    - Jonathan Winters

    I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it.
    - Robert Benchley

    The weather person is the only person that I know, that can be wrong 99.9 % of the time and still have a job the next day.
    -Johnny Carson

    Enjoy Life you only get it once and there is no Apprenticeship

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    Hi Pierre,

    Thanks for cheering us up.

    Buzz Aldrin said whilst sitting on the top of a rocket "The manufacturers of parts for this thing say there is one in a probability of one in a million chance of a part failing. There are over 3 million parts in this".


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    COOPER 01/08/1998-31/01/2012


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