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    I do recall Durex was an Australian sellotape brand. Caused a lot of hilarity when my mate bought the stickers for his road bike.
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    This a bit early for me.
    Didn't a F1 team also have them as a sponsor?

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    Hello Morgellian,

    yes I think you are right, London Rubber Industries was a sponsor in 1976 of Team Surtees F1.

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    Tyre becomes at tire if you decide to wear it


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    People who can remember the ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’ rule are weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jag-Black View Post
    People who can remember the ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’ rule are weird.
    I watched an episode of Q.I. and actually there are more English words where "e" is used before "I" ...

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    Bad spelling is often blamed on pronounciation

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peterthejagman View Post
    I watched an episode of Q.I. and actually there are more English words where "e" is used before "I" ...
    Of course their is
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jag-Black View Post
    Bad spelling is often blamed on pronounciation

    "It's the way you tell em" then
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poundy View Post
    "It's the way you tell em" then
    I have to agree ...I hate bad spelling. Pronunciation and bad grammar...Do not get me started on text speak !!

    I hate idiots who walk around with misspelled swear words on their tee shirts ? Like " FCUK ?

    Stupid CNUTS !!

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