The Fottle

Discussion in 'The Pump House Saloon' started by aero, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. aero

    aero Active Member

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    I went to the Patent office to register some of my inventions.
    I went to the main desk to sign in and the lady at the desk had a form that had to be filled out
    She wrote down my personal info and then asked me what I had invented.

    I said, “a folding bottle".She said, "Okay, what do you call it?"
    "A Fottle."

    "What else do you have."

    "I have also invented a folding carton."

    Again she said, "what do you call it?"

    "A Farton."

    She sniggered and said, "Those are silly names for products and one of them sounds kind of crude."

    I was so upset by her comment that I grabbed the form and left the office without even telling her about my folding bucket.




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  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

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    i think the folding bucket has been done , when K Rudd our former prime minister was stabbed in the back by the socialists here he spoke at length about it .. theres a video doing the rounds of it ;)

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