Car Mechanics Stock Phrases And What They Really Mean.
"Tss, it's a long job." = "I'm going to screw you over labour costs."
"I'm afraid we can't fit it in until 2 weeks on Tuesday." = "I don't want to do this job because it won't make me any money."
"I'm ever so sorry, but the part is out of...
For those unfamiliar with our area, we have a wonderful Botanical Garden South of Newark called Dawes Arboretum. I read a story last night in our local paper about a fantastic Lizard that has been seen numerous times running wild in the garden. I was out by my garage this morning...
I realise it is an advert for a company’s product, I am in no way associated with this company but after reading what someone else put on this forum about EGR cleaner I searched for information on it, if this stuff can actually do what it says it can do on the video it would be amazing
HENRY FORD MEETS THE COHEN BROTHERS
It was a sweltering August day when the three Cohen brothers entered the posh Dearborn, Michigan, offices of Henry Ford, the car maker.
"Mr. Ford," announced Norman Cohen, the eldest of the three. "We have a remarkable invention that will revolutionize the...
Having recalled several stories about my time in trade and unbelievable but true stories of car related stuff, i wondered what other weird or amazing / funny stories people have to recall?
I have seen cars reversed of ramps with drivers door open and promptly removed on the upright of a 4 post...
ACTUAL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED BY "THOMAS COOK VACATIONS" FROM DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS:
1. "I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local convenience store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts."
2. "It's lazy of the local shopkeepers in Puerto...
Five surgeons were at a convention discussing who makes the best patients to operate on.
The first surgeon, from London says, 'I like to see accountants on my operating table because when you open them up, everything inside is numbered.'
The second, from Belfast
WHERE WOULD YOU BE:
IF - YOU HAD ALL THE MONEY YOUR HEART DESIRES?
IF - YOU HAD NO WORRIES?
IF - YOU CAME HOME AND THE FINEST MEAL IS AWAITING YOU?
IF - YOUR BATHWATER HAD BEEN RUN?
IF - YOU HAD THE PERFECT KIDS?
IF - YOUR PARTNER WAS AWAITING YOU,
WITH OPEN ARMS AND KISSES?
http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2015/2/16807.htmlFerrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said there are "encouraging signs" that his team have made real progress with their 2015 car, but also cautioned that their rivals were masking their true pace.
Ferrari finished quickest in three...
During the initial space flights, Nasa discovered that biro pens didn't work under zero gravity conditions. To beat the problem, Nasa spent 6 years and $2 million in designing a pen for use in space.
The pen would work under zero gravity conditions due to the pressurized ink inside, it would...
I dialed a number and got the following recording:
"I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call.
I am making some changes in my life.
Please leave a message after the
Beep. If I do not return your call,
You are one of the changes."
( I LOVE THIS ONE! )
A Little Poem, so true it hurts!
Another year has passed
And we're all a little older.
Last summer felt hotter
And winter seems much colder.
There was a time not long ago
When life was quite a blast.
Now I fully understand
About 'Living in the Past'
We used to go to weddings,
A supermarket manager I know over heard two teenage mums talking in his shop,
One said the fruit and veg is cheap here and that meat looks nice,
The other replied, I don't give my kids that sh1t they get MacDonald's.
I thought it was funny at the time, but now wonder it it's sad.
As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind -
every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.
~ John Glenn
When the white missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said
' Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened...
Just bought the missus a 2007 Renault megane cabriolet 1.6 and have realized that the fuel gauge is not moving above 1/4 of the tank. The fuel to range computer is reading what the fuel gauge is saying and the fuel level drops at the rate i expect if it was full so, the question is how...