New BA Destination? (made me smile)

Old Feb 25, 15, 2:28 am
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New BA Destination? (made me smile)

currently in LHR T5, PA announcement comes on "This is the last and final call for passenger Smith travelling to Bolongia on BA540..."

Bolongia? It was so badly pronounced I had to google the flight number to be sure...
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Old Feb 25, 15, 3:21 am
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Originally Posted by OxfordBlue View Post
currently in LHR T5, PA announcement comes on "This is the last and final call for passenger Smith travelling to Bolongia on BA540..."

Bolongia? It was so badly pronounced I had to google the flight number to be sure...


It's a shame the passenger's surname was Smith, and not something like Ndlovu, Gabbiadini or Hysen (there's some classic early 1990s footballers for you).

Anyone remember this, either: http://www.rmtweb.co.uk/airport-tann...nk-at-heathrow
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Old Feb 25, 15, 3:22 am
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I love how people all over the world distort Bologna. It happened to me a few times to be corrected, only then I explained I was Italian and I think I know how to pronounce it.
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Old Feb 25, 15, 3:24 am
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Originally Posted by themapelligroup View Post
I love how people all over the world distort Bologna. It happened to me a few times to be corrected, only then I explained I was Italian and I think I know how to pronounce it.
They were probably speaking baloney.
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Old Feb 25, 15, 3:34 am
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Maybe the English spelling of the city should be changed to that of the luncheon meat to avoid confusion... They could even serve special sandwiches on that service!

"BA flight BA540 to Baloney now boarding..."
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Originally Posted by pianoamit View Post
Maybe the English spelling of the city should be changed to that of the luncheon meat to avoid confusion... They could even serve special sandwiches on that service!
BA already serves baloney now and then via Hilliergram.

This is a veritable mine of awful semi-jokes. I'll stop now.
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