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I was not personally offering ehwhat a meal with free beer. I was mimicking the most common mating call of the curry tout. I was hedging my bets that he had walked along Brick Lane often enough to get the reference. I find the best jokes are built on subtlety. This is why I didn't provide full exegesis before now. In future I will do so.
In retrospect, perhaps the ideal post here would have been "no thanks, we've already eaten", which is the accepted response, and carries no risk of being misapprehended as an offer of hospitality.
bit sleepy still. I actually thought you were putting on a night of some kind with free beer...and some sort of food. Or you just reeeally wanted comnpany.
They go "Ah, ok. [pause] Minicab?"
I won't really.
how is everyone? not been on in a while.
I've moving to Brick Lane.
my brother will leave wet towels on your bed. its great
how pricey is it to live there?
Always wondered. I want to leave South London and am currently considering Spitalfield-Shoreditch, Belsize Park or London Fields.
but if you're considering Belsize Park...Are you an Oligarch?
I seem to have fluked a cheapaschips room on gumtree in a nice clean flat that doesn't smell like restaurants.
there are a lot of bargins on there but... y'know.
or goat sacrificers.
my friend was a "residential officer" for the studnet flats. one night she got called to a "fire", which turened out to be a goat burning in the cooker of the greek students flat.
i dont know either?
in the Stud Net.
Some people actually claimed they wanted to see the room but when they got to the flat admitted they just wanted to meet the person that wrote the ad.
Entirely true story.
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Secretary General Nato
Mostly true story
he is irish, surley he tarmacs driveways
like our resident paddy? she was telling me a beautiful story the other day about how she once found a quid mashed into some chips on the pavement.
four bedroom, but no living room, place for a £100 a week each.
We lived next door to Frank Skinner