Warning: Personal Injury

Old Jan 21, 04, 4:19 pm
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Warning: Personal Injury

So, has anyone else managed to stab themselves in the thigh whilst wearing a pair of Concorde cufflinks?

Happpened to me on a recent Heathrow shuttle: sat down next to a not-unattractive young lady and in the process slid my hands down my trouser legs (in the standard Western-gentleman-sitting-down fashion).

And then, the piercing pain in my right thigh and a surprised yelp from myself; making myself look extremely stupid in the process.

So, there's two options here: either I need to fashion some rubber/cork protection for the pointy bits, or I need to invest suit trousers with a thicker weave (preferably kevlar).
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Old Jan 21, 04, 4:32 pm
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Not happened yet. I lost my first pair though!
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Old Jan 21, 04, 5:06 pm
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You have got this all wrong....

Sue BA, they sold you the cuff links ,and they have caused you an injury.

Miles, points....the world is your oyster!
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Old Jan 21, 04, 5:30 pm
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You could always retire them as they are no longer economically viable.....especially if you are ripping suit truosers on them
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Old Jan 22, 04, 4:56 am
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Hhhmmm, sounds like a true "fashion victim" to me...

Can probably lend you some kevlar, although not sure that it will work well with the gentleman image...

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Old Jan 22, 04, 5:06 am
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No - but I have wondered sometimes how many suits have been wrecked by the cufflinks as people put their jackets on ...
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Old Jan 23, 04, 1:54 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by speedbird2018:
You have got this all wrong....

Sue BA, they sold you the cuff links ,and they have caused you an injury.

Miles, points....the world is your oyster!
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...and forced-yelping in front of an not-unattractive young lady should count toward emotional damages as well. Go get 'em...

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Old Jan 23, 04, 2:13 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by BahrainLad:
sat down next to a not-unattractive young lady and in the process slid my hands down my trouser legs</font>
Hmmmm, methinks there are bigger problems afoot.
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Old Jan 23, 04, 2:15 am
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You could always have Concorde flying up your arm rather than towards your wrist...would that solve the piercing problem?
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Old Jan 25, 04, 4:03 am
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Hmmmm, methinks there are bigger problems afoot

I wonder if it made his eyes water?
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Old Jan 25, 04, 2:25 pm
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Does "not-unattractive" qualify as a backhanded compliment??
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Old Jan 25, 04, 3:16 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by B Watson:
Does "not-unattractive" qualify as a backhanded compliment??</font>
It's British for 'She was HOT HOT HOT with a capital H in all three cases'
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