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Posted: 13 Jul 11 10:41

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Keswick University's year long study into the sales of nail clippers has come to a remarkable conclusion. "We discovered that nail clippers very rarely break," said Ian Dexter, who headed up the study. "They are generally very sturdy. Yet they are one of the most commonly bought beauty items. Additionally, most Christmas crackers give away nail clippers. Where do they all go?" Calculations b.....

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 10:41
Love it, wonderful

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 12:56

Quote: Mark

Love it, wonderful

100 bonus points for you.


Can I trade those points in for a pair of nail clippers? I can't seem to find mine. By my reckoning, we should have five pairs at home, and they're all missing.

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 13:00
Excellent Iain, 5 wotsits (and yes I do mean the cheesy-feet corn based snack).

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 15:06
That was hilarious! We don't have the same problem here in the states. I actually have three pairs.

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 17:55
Another minor masterpiece. 5*

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Posted: 13 Jul 11 21:39
so true too - I found a real big nail clipper in Boots about 10cm long and good enough for recalcitrant toenails. Got it home and went to find a pice of string to tie it round my neck because they're always going missing - when I got back they'd gone.

Pagans apparently put this disappearance down to Annoyu the Godess of odd socks, empty matchboxes, sticking drawers and always needing to go when there are no toilets about.

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