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Old 15 October 2008, 16:44   #11
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Is that actually a giant life raft on the back of the welsh boat? I think I would rather take my chances in the cold sea than get in their with a dozen sheep!
Really? I'm told they're very good company, and wet wool is supposed to be an excellent insulator. I must confess that I'm not sure of the true home port of the sheep-express. It could be any sheep loving nation....

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Old 15 October 2008, 16:46   #12
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Really? I'm told they're very good company, and wet wool is supposed to be an excellent insulator.
aye but unless they are different from any sheep I have seen they aren't toilet trained! and wet sheep stink - being trapped in a liferaft with one is a terrifying thought!
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aye but unless they are different from any sheep I have seen they aren't toilet trained! and wet sheep stink - being trapped in a liferaft with one is a terrifying thought!
You might want to keep those thoughts to yourself me thinks - terrifying or not
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Well Polwart, not sure if you'll sleep tonight - counting sheep jumping into a liferaft. This one's for you:
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Does look very square / shed like, maybe that is to accommodate the personnel who may be built like brick $hit houses that it is built to transport.
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