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Old 08-19-2012, 12:46 PM   #26
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A neep is a Turnip.It usually get this title in the celebration called Burns night [named after the poet Rabbie Burns]. Neeps are usually teamed up with Tatties[potatoes]Haggis [ the chosen poison of the English classes].This delicacy is joined by a fair consumption of Whisky .The end product is a real sense of delirium wherein in a mental haze, the participants chant ancient folk songs and recite strange words of power[known a poetry].You have not lived if you have not been party to this Celtic form of Spirit worship eg Johnny Walker, Famous Grouse, Chivas Regal etc.
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Haggis hmmmm, that would explain why you would need a fair amount of whiskey.

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:24 PM   #27
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Wow, this is a good example of how some of these forums delve off into strange (dare I say, off topic) territory...........Now, about those sheep.....!!
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Old 08-19-2012, 03:06 PM   #28
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Wow, this is a good example of how some of these forums delve off into strange (dare I say, off topic) territory...........Now, about those sheep.....!!
uh, oh, gotta run, I'm on the lamb....and this topic is getting baaaaaahd.

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Old 08-19-2012, 03:26 PM   #29
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uh, oh, gotta run, I'm on the lamb....and this topic is getting baaaaaahd.
Well... that explains all of the sheepish looks.
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Old 08-19-2012, 08:55 PM   #30
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Sheep just lie - they do - never believe anything they say.

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Old 08-20-2012, 09:36 AM   #31
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Well then that explains the whole three bags full affair. The little boy who lives down the lane still claims he never received the goods.
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Old 08-20-2012, 09:39 AM   #32
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That's what you get for wool-gathering...

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Old 08-20-2012, 10:36 AM   #33
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Speaking of Burns Night and sheep:
Did you hear about the Scottish Rolling Stones cover band?
Their first hit was "Hey MacLeod, Get Off My Ewe."
Followed by "You Can't Always Get What Ewe You Want."

You can watch both of these on Pay-Per-Ewe.
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Old 08-20-2012, 11:53 AM   #34
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You just never know what kind of comments will turnip on these threads.

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Old 08-20-2012, 11:59 AM   #35
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It is not generally known, but the internal power of sheep allows them to feel soft on the outside, very giving, you might say, but with an internal strength that also allows them to live in harmony with the group, blending and harmonizing with all..............even their vocalization (baaaa) is actually an invocation to their ancestral spirits...........still, others do take advantage of them, but does that say more about them than the sheep.......?
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:06 PM   #36
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Sheep.
You can always count on them.
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:25 PM   #37
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You just never know what kind of comments will turnip on these threads.
Sorry. Post number 10 took care of that one...

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Old 08-20-2012, 01:35 PM   #38
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Sheep to shore.........
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:39 PM   #39
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Sheep.
You can always count on them.
only the good ones

oh dear! i am entering neep conversation through a sheep which is kinda shearing, but might be in a good way. of course, i might be kid-ding.

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Old 08-20-2012, 03:57 PM   #40
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Wish I could remember where I heard the story about Chiba Kazuo and the woolen hakama ....
'ool!' ... 'what?' ... 'OOL!' .... guess you have to be familiar with 'Chibaspeak'.

Sheep will certain eat rutabegas and then watch out! Also, let us not forget the knights who say 'neep'! Wisdom comes from many places.

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Old 08-20-2012, 05:50 PM   #41
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Janet, I forgot - he said with a sheepish grin.....honestly I didn't intend to root around in your bag a tricks.

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