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    Confusing Two Letter Word There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meaning than any other two-letter word, and that is "UP." It's easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we waken in the morning, why do we wake UP. At a meeting, why does a topic come UP? Why do we speak UP and why are the officers UP for election and why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report? We call UP our friends, we use it to brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver, we warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We lock UP the house and some guys fix UP the old car. At other times the little word has real special meaning. People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses. To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed UP is special, and this is confusing. A drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP. We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night. We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP. To be knowledgeable of the proper uses of UP, look UP the word in the dictionary. In a desk size dictionary, UP takes UP almost 1/4th the page and definitions add UP to about thirty. If you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don't give UP, you may wind UP with a hundred or more. When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding UP. When the sun comes out, we say it is clearing UP. When it rains, it wets UP the earth. When it doesn't rain for a while, things dry UP. One could go on and on, but I'll wrap it UP, for now my time is UP, so I'll shut UP.
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    Remembering Cereal Box Toys Back in the day, kids weren’t handed gifts left, right and centre for every occasion that came around. In fact, if you were a kid of the 1950s and ’60s you might remember only getting toys on two days of the year, your birthday and Christmas. Therefore, it was so much more exciting when you were allowed to fish around inside an empty a cereal box to find a small toy that was barely the size of your palm. Most of the time they needed assembling and sometimes they didn’t do much but there was always something magical about seeing the treasure fall into your bowl first thing in the morning. And although finding the toys were often the highlight of the week, the only downside to the surprise was that there was only one prize dished out at a time. This could often mean some pretty nasty breakfast brawls were likely to break out between siblings over who got to keep it this time. Although simple, the toys created hours of fun and kids would usually eat as much cereal as possible to get to it first. Most kids will remember patiently waiting for the cereal to end before they could pick out the plastic toy that came in many different shapes and sizes. Waiting was the aim of the game for securing most cereal box prizes as god forbid your mum caught you with your arm half-way into a fresh box of Corn Flakes. Some kids mastered the art of sneakily pouring out the cereal, getting the toy, then putting it all back in but that was definitely for those who didn’t mind taking a risk. Kellogg’s Corn Flakes was the first brand to introduce cereal box toys and remained some of the most memorable ever since. A few of the more popular toys included the ships, the cow with a little bucket or of course the crazy Crater Critters. But the all-time favourite among many was definitely the horse that had a string and a little weight attached to it that would hang off the edge of the table and walk all on its own. Known to many as Ned the Horse, kids would race them up and down the table to pass the time. However, Kellogg’s wasn’t the only brand to jump on the trend. Weeties cereal also gave kids large cards with cartoons like The Flinstones pasted on the front that could be folded in half so it could stand on its own. Meanwhile, collectible cards were sent out from brands like Brooke Bond Dividend Tea as well as the extremely popular sets from Weetbix. The Weetbix cards showcased a new set every year including everything from wildlife and landscape scenes to cars and shots of outer space. Still to this day people are looking to collect the vintage toys (often for a pretty hefty price) simply to hold onto the feeling of nostalgia that comes from the little piece of plastic. And even though today, the prizes wouldn’t seem like much as a kid in the ’50s and ’60s there was nothing better than discovering the magic of a ‘free’ prize that was handed to you simply for eating your breakfast!
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    UK Lockdown Rules Just for the sake of clarification, here are those UK lockdown rules, one more time: You MUST NOT leave the house for any reason, but if you have a reason, you can leave the house. Masks are useless at protecting you against the virus, but you may have to wear one because it can save lives, but they may not work, but they may be mandatory, but maybe not. Shops are closed, except those shops that are open. You must not go to work but you can get another job and go to work. You should not go to the Doctor's or to the hospital unless you have to go there, unless you are too poorly to go there. This virus can kill people, but don’t be scared of it. It can only kill those people who are vulnerable or those people who are not vulnerable. It’s possible to contain and control it, sometimes, except that sometimes it actually leads to a global disaster. Gloves won't help, but they can still help so wear them sometimes, or not. STAY HOME, but it's important to go out. There is no shortage of groceries in the supermarkets, but there are many things missing. Sometimes you won’t need loo rolls but you should buy some just in case you need some. The virus has no effect on children except those children it affects. Animals are not affected, but there was a cat that tested positive in Belgium in February when no one had been tested, plus a few tigers here and there…Stay 2 metres away from tigers. You will have many symptoms if you get the virus, but you can also get symptoms without getting the virus, get the virus without having any symptoms or be contagious without having symptoms, or be non-contagious with symptoms...it's a sort of lucky/unlucky dip. To help protect yourself you should eat well and exercise, but eat whatever you have on hand as it's better not to go to the shops, unless you need toilet roll or a fence panel. It's important to get fresh air but don't go to parks but go for a walk. But don’t sit down, except if you are old, but not for too long or if you are pregnant or if you’re not old or pregnant but need to sit down. If you do sit down don’t eat your picnic, unless you've had a long walk, which you are/aren't allowed to do if you're old or pregnant. Don’t visit old people but you have to take care of the old people and bring them food and medication. If you are sick, you can go out when you are better but anyone else in your household can’t go out when you are better unless they need to go out. You can get restaurant food delivered to the house. These deliveries are safe. But groceries you bring back to your house have to be decontaminated outside for 3 hours including frozen pizza. You can't see your older mother or grandmother, but they can take a taxi and meet an older taxi driver. You are safe if you maintain the safe social distance when out but you can’t go out with friends or strangers at the safe social distance. The virus remains active on different surfaces for two hours ... or four hours...or six hours... I mean days, not hours. But it needs a damp environment. Or a cold environment that is warm and dry... in the air, as long as the air is not plastic. Schools are closed so you need to home educate your children, unless you can send them to school because you’re not at home. If you are at home you can home educate your children using various portals and virtual class rooms, unless you have poor internet, or more than one child and only one computer, or you are working from home. Baking cakes can be considered maths, science or art. If you are home educating you can include household chores within their education. If you are home educating you can start drinking at 10am. If you are not home educating children you can also start drinking at 10am. The number of corona related deaths will be announced daily but we don't know how many people are infected as they are only testing those who are almost dead to find out if that's what they will die of. The people who die of corona who aren’t counted, won’t or will be counted but maybe not. We should stay in locked down until the virus stops infecting people but it will only stop infecting people if we all get infected so it’s important, we get infected and some don’t get infected. You can join your neighbours for a street party and turn your music up for an outside disco and your neighbours won’t call the police. People in another street are allowed to call the police about your music whilst also having a party which you are allowed to call the police about. No business will go down due to Coronavirus except those businesses that will go down due to Coronavirus. Hope that makes things clearer for you. Cheers.
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    An Old Pc Memory was something you lost with age An application was for employment A program was a TV show A cursor used profanity A keyboard was a piano A web was a spider's home A virus was the flu A CD was a bank account A hard drive was a long trip out on the road And if you had a 3.5-inch floppy; You just hoped nobody ever found out!?!
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    Nice one Tech and well spotted
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    @ more File Host have been added to the Banned list: dropgalaxy.com and dropgalaxy.in
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    10 Cartoon Character Euphemisms for Death Met the Grim Beep-Beeper Cwoaked (Elmer Fudd) Rorschached Dating Bambi's Mom Hong Kong Phooeyed Doing the Burlap Backstroke (Garfield) Caught the Big Anvil Doonesburied Took the Ol' Krypytonite Suppository (Superman) Scooby-Done
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