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>I know it doesn’t fit in my Christmas stocking…#1194


…but I want need one of these thingies…

My uncle had something better.

He was Senior Technical Officer at an RAF Strike Force base at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s with 2 aircraft on Quick Reaction Alert (hit the starter and go).

He got hold of a jet engine, bolted it down on a trolley and ran it up and down the runways in winter.

Come to think of it, I think I’d rather have one of those…

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7 thoughts on “>I know it doesn’t fit in my Christmas stocking…#1194

  1. >(I don't know why but I just love the word thingie)

  2. >Morte de rire !(MDR is the french equivalent to LOL)

  3. >Don't drink and drive JB.V

  4. >hmm that would really be useful in London right now!

  5. >One never knows what might appear in your stocking… Does Ms JB know about this wish?

  6. >Wouldn't you love another toy like this?!

  7. >We could use that machine in Haninge I think. It's going to be a long winter.

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