Greece is the word !

    Greece trying to woo pensioners with 7% tax rate.. Any thoughts from from the great unwashed? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/19/sun-sea-safety-greece-woos-british-pensioners-with-7-income-tax-rate
  2. bickern

    ‘F*ck’ is the most versatile and beautiful word

    One of the most interesting words in the English language today is the word ‘f*ck’. It is one magical word: just by its sound it can describe pain, pleasure, hate and love. In language it falls into many grammatical categories. It can be used as a verb, both transitive (John f*cked Mary) and...
  3. mollag

    The word of the Lord.

    Now Church wallahs of all types like to dictate to the faithful, and the un faithful so why not this top God botherer? He tells us God has placed the notion in his head that we should stop calling them "Mormons" :hmm: Well I have another name for em, and it aint the one he is thinking of, God...
  4. G

    Word of warning for dog owners in Datca

    I felt as I needed to warn all other dog onwers out there of the dangers of their dog finding and eating poisen bait while out on their walks. Three days ago we lost our beautiful 10 month old Golden retriever while on her daily walk. She was never to return home. Walking the same walk for days...
  5. B

    Should this word be banned?

    France debates the N-word - Al Jazeera English Is France right to be debating the use of this word? Or should it be allowed under the rules of "freedom of speech"? Bill.
  6. E

    Why ‘fair’ is just a four-letter word in Turkish

    By coincidence the word “fair” in Turkish (“adil”) is a four-letter word like in English. Looking at the sorrowful scenes of people mourning dead soldiers, now almost daily, I recalled a few lines from this column nine years ago: “The scenes from soldiers’ funerals since 1984 have invariably...
  7. Jaycey

    The Word of God (?)

    Today was the first day for Dr. Laura Schlessinger and her "no-nonsense" advice on satellite radio. In her radio show, Dr. Laura has said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22, and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. An enquiry...
  8. Jaycey

    A word of warning ...

    A very clever ad from Volkswagen .. Volkswagen - Eyes on the road - YouTube
  9. bickern

    indian teacher explains the word F**K

    indian teacher explains the word FUCK - YouTube
  10. Jaycey

    The Greeks had a word for it.

    Kleptocracy, alternatively cleptocracy or kleptarchy, (from Greek: κλέπτης -kleptēs, "thief"[1] and κράτος - kratos, "power, rule",[2] hence "rule by thieves") is a form of political and government corruption where the government exists to increase the personal wealth and political power of its...
  11. bickern

    Why can't the BBC use the word terrorist?

    Why can't the BBC use the word terrorist? Guidelines force reporters to describe Kenyan mall attackers as 'militants'. BBC has continually referred to those behind the terror attack as 'militants' The BBC has come under fire for referring to the perpetrators of the Kenyan shopping mall massacre...
  12. M

    Table Grid lines in Microsoft Word

    Can someone please help? For a very long time I have been able to move the vertical gridlines in tables in Word by holding the "click" and moving to a new position. All of a sudden, this has stopped working. I have not changed any of the settings (I wouldn't know how or why) but now nothing...
  13. perfect1949

    a word of warning at the ATM'S in the bodrum area

    friends of mine had their card stolen from them at the ATM machine on saturday in Turgutreis , and within 8 minutes their account had been emptied . the Jandarma told them there had been over 50 similar incidents in the Bodrum peninsula . so be very careful when going to your ATM machines . dave...
  14. Andrew and Mary

    Oh My Word!!!!!!! Mr Ufuk

    Can this be true!!!!! Copied and pasted from a blog which had a link posted on here............ (Roughly translated from national Turkish daily Star newspaper: ??adam?, akrabas?n? ba??ndan vurdu - Güncel - Star Gazete) Shock News: Ufuk Ergenekon, 42 year old owner of Didim cement factory...
  15. J

    turkish word meanings

    Can anyone explain to various owners of properties in side what this means? The owner rings the property builder or management co of his complex about a problem in their appt, the reply if any is we will send a TECHNICIAN to solve your problem, most of the time the person that arrives as the...
  16. Mushtaq

    Six word stories

    Someone was telling me about a competition they were involved with where people have to write a story but can only use six words. An added twist could be that we can all analyse it to see what they meant, which is a regular activity for many here :) I thought that would be fun and I'll make it...
  17. K

    Word puzzle

    What have these six words have in common. Banana Dresser Grammer Potato uneven Assess.
  18. Sirinyergirl

    A word of warning - Finansbank, Didim

    I am having the worst time trying to get the Didim branch of Finansbank to transfer my accounts to a branch here in Izmir. Three weeks have passed and STILL the transfer has not happened. I contacted them initially to tell them that, atlthough I have happily banked with them for the past two...
  19. K

    meaning of this word

    hi all. On my mothers death certificate it says that my mother died of Anorhaiea anybody knows what that means i have looked and can not find anything.
  20. paddington bear

    A word of warning

    About 10 days ago we had our youngest cat spayed, she was fine and running about after about three hours of being operated on. The next day she was out playing in the garden and wouldn't come in when we went out. When we got back a few hours later she was nowhere to be seen, our other two cats...
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