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Old Dec 21 2011, 06:21 AM   #1

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Join Date: May 2006
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I was in the checkout queue at Asda (Wal Mart to some of you ex colonials ) the other day when I spotted the cashier's name badge ... "Helve".

It turned out she was Czechoslovakian and had an aunt with the same name.

And, yes, it's pronounced "Helva"
"Truth is stranger than fiction: fiction has to make sense." Leo Rosten.

"When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."
C. S. Lewis

"I find television very educational. Whenever somebody switches it on I go in the other room and read a book." (attributed to Groucho Marx)

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