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Interestingly enough, I participated with 22 Para in a road race of four mountain peaks in the Cairn Gorms of the highlands.  It wasn't until the end until I was informed that it was a charity event for the 1984 British Olympic teams.  I used every vernacular curse word with my British colleagues as in you "c*nts and bastards" as I should have worked for the US team.  Of course they laughed.

We didn't win.  The SAS team was already at the end point with a cooking fire and tea brewing and sarcastically ask us why we were not faster and that they had tea ready for us.  The Sandhurst cadets were still 4 hours behind us, but you have to give them credit for trying.

The tea was refreshing, but I still called the SAS guys out for being assholes about it

"Schiller sprach zu Goethe, Steck in dem Arsch die Flöte! Goethe sagte zu Schiller, Mein Arsch ist kein Triller!"

by Jeffersonian Democrat (rzg6f@virginia.edu) on Fri Feb 27th, 2009 at 08:43:04 PM EST
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SAS = specialised asshole shit stirrers?

notes from no w here
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Feb 28th, 2009 at 05:40:53 AM EST
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