Word play: Bizarre mental image triggered by Council Website

Started by Gyppo, November 25, 2022, 05:40:23 PM

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Gyppo

I am currently smiling to myself at the mental image of our Mayor and the Council ceremonially kneeling down en-masse and paying homage to the 'bin lorries', rather like Arabs facing Mecca.

Why?  One of those ambiguous sentences which can be read in more than one way.  My italics.

We are currently experiencing a high number of staff absentees due to sickness and holidays. In addition, there is the ongoing challenge of recruiting staff who are qualified to safely drive and load the refuse collection vehicles which many Councils are facing.

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Spell Chick

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Gyppo

I love the way they sometimes leap out of an otherwise perfectly usable and understandable sentence ;-)

Jo Bannister

I was taken with the image created by

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Spell Chick

I hope not ghost taken. I would find a graveyard rave a bit too much, myself.
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