Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

The Day All My ,Cythrees' Came at the Same Time

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

The Day All My ,Cythrees' Came at the Same Time

Article excerpt

YOU know the old saying: C[pounds sterling]It happens in threesC[yen]?

Well, it is a fallacy, no, more to the point, absolute crap!

That saying was obviously written by some imbecile who couldn't count past three.

First, it was the fridge door falling off into the arms of She Who Must Be Obeyed (SWMBO).

Within minutes of that cold act, the computer got a case of C[pounds sterling]the runsC[yen] Co get the gist?

I was a nervous wreck waiting for the third catastrophe to occur yet somewhat relieved when it did.

On the way to Thangool races last Saturday with Stan (Craiglea Convict), I did a wheel.

Well actually, I didn't but the float did.

I'm sure those I told at the racecourse of the mishap must have thought I was a lunatic.

That's because I was all smiles thinking I had gotten the C[pounds sterling]three monkeysC[yen] off my back.

Homeward bound and Stan starts kicking; Black Betty starts smoking and howling and I'm just about crying.

I soldier on and literally crawl home knowing that Black Betty (the Pajero) is r***ed Co well let's just say needs a good servicing. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.