PICTURE POST II!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Mary Ann, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Tom Hendricks

    Tom Hendricks Ooohhhhhh, Navy Seals. Premium Member

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    I was in our new Fairway Market, just opened a few weeks ago. Its a great supermarket, love going there. However I got a real chuckle out of this sign, they have a whole aisle of British "stuff."
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  2. ShamelessMcBundy

    ShamelessMcBundy Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm picturing an aisle of nothing but crumpets.
     
  3. Savage Dragon

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    And Marmite.
     
  4. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    I wouldn't be surprised to see a sign like that in Santa Monica, or anywhere with a similarly sizable British ex-pat population. It looks like there are quite a few Fairway Market stores with aisles or half-aisles dedicated to stocking British brands and specialties*.



    * Or specialities, as the case may be.
     
  5. teacake

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    The best British product ever is the Lion Bar. It is literally the only nostalgia food that ever tasted as good I remembered it years later.
     
  6. Roshi

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    Gott im Himmel! You make an incredible couple!
     
  7. Savage Dragon

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    The only time I ever had one, or have even seen one, was when I lived in Romania. It was good though!


    And here's my morning cup of coffee being enjoyed in my new mug.

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  8. SPCTRE

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    ^ Awesome mug! :cool:


    Thank you! :D I still can't believe how lucky I am. ;)
     
  9. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    She is very lovely! You're pretty adorable yourself!
    Also, I couldn't help but think "Hello, I'm Mr. Trek and this is Mrs. Trek. Come on in, pull up a groove, and get fabulous."
     
  10. Mary Ann

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    Oh, come now, SPCTRE is always fabulous. As are you, J. :adore:
     
  11. doubleohfive

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    I love Wil's face! :lol:
     
  13. doubleohfive

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    Patrick Stewart's is great too!
     
  14. lurok

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    Best British product ever is HP sauce. Or Marmite.

    Great photo :)
     
  15. teacake

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    I like the New Zealand Marmite better (they are different).

    I remember I used to eat plum yogurt when I was there, a flavor we have never had here.
     
  16. lurok

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    Marmite or Vegemite?

    This made me laugh:
    U.S. President Barack Obama, in response to a question in March 2011 during a joint visit with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to a high school in Virginia, gave his impression of Vegemite by stating "It’s horrible" and, following a description by Ms. Gillard, summarised it with "So it's like a quasi-vegetable by-product paste that you smear on your toast for breakfast – sounds good, doesn't it?".

    And plum yoghurt? wtf?
     
  17. Ashu

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    This is what I woke up to this morning. NOT impressed.

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  18. teacake

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    So there is no more plum yogurt in the UK?

    I eat any mite, Vegemite is my preferred one. I have enjoyed the NZ Marmite but the factory was destroyed in the earthquake and it's been unavailable ever since :wtf:

    http://www.marmite.co.nz/

    It now sells for between 45 and 75 dollars a jar on ebay.

    http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/Alcohol-Food-/14308/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=marmite

    Believe me if a similar fate befell Vegemite it would be discussed in Parliament :lol:
     
  19. SPCTRE

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    Nice car. Love me some Beamers. :techman:

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    Oh stop you guys, you'll make me blush - again :lol:;)
     
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  20. B.J.

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    Last night, my 4-year-old was pulling out some old story books (printed ~1938) for us to "play" with, by having me open them up and pretend to read for his parade. (Don't ask - 4yo logic.) Anyway, as I was flipping through one of the ones he handed me some old photos started falling out. Eventually I came across a couple dozen of these, which by my guess were taken in the 1920s or 1930s. Some were degraded badly, but many were in pretty good shape. Of all the pics, the only one that I know who is in them is the upper left one in the first pic below - that's my maternal grandparents. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 99, she passed away many years earlier. Because of that one pic, I'm guessing the rest are also family, but I don't know who they are yet.
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