Things that make your teeth grind

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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by EdinWigan » Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:24 am

StroppyChops wrote:
LTO wrote:Right up there with, "if you don't believe and support Somaly Mam it's because you must be a sex tourist pedophile with ulterior motives."
Personally I think I'll get physical with anyone who pulls this line on me - it gets thrown around a little too loosely in this country, and it's the lowest insult that can be given another human being, IMO.

I'm still trying to work out an appropriate response to those white female voluntourists that sniff haughtily at me when Mrs Stroppy and I are out together, and give me that up and down appraisal and clear gutter judgement if I happen to be walking the street in broad daylight on my own. I know this chestnut comes up from time to time, but not yet seen a good take-down response for it. Suggestions, anyone?
I wonder how much effect the whole 'Paedo until proved innocent' has on the recovery of Cambodia. How many western, potential holiday makers, think Cambodia - Paedophile? and what effect does this have on the tourist $

Research in the UK says that up to 10% of paedophiles are women but many think this is much higher, as women tend to slip under the radar, so to speak.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8022861.stm

I guess there is not a good take down for such judgemental behaviour, shame though, I would certainly buy the T Shirt, if there was.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by westlake » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:43 pm

Eating foil when you have fillings
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Joker Poker » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:54 pm

Yesterday I was on a bus heading from Kampot to Phnom Penh and a late model Toyota Landcruiser overtook the bus at speed. I expected that he would then pull back over onto the right side of the road because of oncoming traffic - but no, this charming, endearing man kept in the left lane causing a few motos to run off the road, and also a Camry! I just shook my head in disbelief. Given the opportunity, I bet the rural guys would lynch a prick like that very swiftly.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:04 pm

westlake wrote:Eating foil when you have fillings
Yeah, hate that.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by westlake » Tue Jul 15, 2014 3:16 am

Sticking your finger in a powerpoint.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Forktongue2 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:43 am

Back on topic
In order-

1.Uneducated Northern English accents

2. Welsh accents

3. Uneducated Northern English accents and barking dogs from no particular domicile ;)
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by EdinWigan » Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:48 am

Forktongue2 wrote:Back on topic
In order-

1.Uneducated Northern English accents

2. Welsh accents

3. Uneducated Northern English accents and barking dogs from no particular domicile ;)
How do you know an accent is uneducated? or is it just a general racist comment?
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by JessB52 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:51 am

Forktongue2 wrote:Back on topic
In order-

1.Uneducated Northern English accents
Well I'm glad I have an effect on somebody
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Jacobincambodia » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:53 pm

Everyone driving a Lexus and up.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by thePeck » Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:07 pm

Cars driving with High Beams, not just to get your attention but to blind you and make me wish I had something to blow out your headlights with... or tires, same desired effect.
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