Here you will find useful excerpts and snippets of consumer information from Jimbo's blogs. You can read ALL of Jimbo's blogs at miteamshirts.com
"Did you know that the Russians starved their dogs then placed food underneath vehicles and trained them to get it? After their training they then had bombs strapped onto both sides of the dogs body just like pack mules but also with a remote controlled detonator.
When a German tank came into view they would release the dog which would then go under the tank searching for it’s next meal and SADLY and UNKNOWINGLY it would be blown up along with the tank and the film actually showed it happening"...More
Re: Preston Hospiital "I spent 3 hours at the hospital, and I only have immense praise for the staff, Senior Nurse Melissa Hughes, Nurse Linda and Student Nurse Mark, (I hope I have your names and work titles correct) who looked after me and took lots of tests and diagnoses. I have been diagnosed with Intermittent Claudication." ..More
Old Wive's Tales, superstition and other useless information
"Friday the 13th is considered unlucky due to the combination of two ancient beliefs, that both the number 13 and Friday are unlucky. Paraskevidekatriaphobics — people afflicted with a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th — will be pricking up their ears about now...." .....More
"Then, SUDDENLY, just as it was beginning to look as if we were being invaded by aliens, or perhaps even another MR BEAN, or something, Chrissie had a flashback. She remembered previously turning the taps under the sink unit when she was trying to improve the water flow. Could it possibly be that these taps had nothing whatsoever to do with WATER????" ...More
"In a past blog I referred to footballers kicking a bag of wind around, well the politicians are similar in the fact that they are the bags of wind and it’s a pity we can’t put them on the football pitch and let the footballers kick all the wind and ‘hot air’ out of them (literally speaking) of course!" ....more
"The best way to avoid getting taken in by a scam is to take heed of the age-old saying: “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is“. A free lunch sounds great, but not when it ends up costing you 100 times the cost of a regular lunch. Many of the internet scams resolve around a few common concepts. By learning to recognize them you can easily avoid many scams." ...More
"I’ve previously slagged off Pro footballers cos they whinge so much at playing 2 matches in one week. That is why I’m highlighting the void in physical fitness between the two sports. In fact it’s a chasm in my view.
I wonder if the football club managers are trying to figure out how these human dynamos have become so fit, cos I am. Fitness alone is not always enough tho. I think the magic ingredient that ties physical and mental fitness together is their iron will and motivation.
It doesn’t appear to be obvious to me that soccer players have any of these abilities apart from money motivation."..More
"When is shorty whinger Bellamy gonna grow up and stop trying to punch his weight? If his brains were made from gunpowder he wouldn’t have enough to blow his ears off even if he did previously play for Blackburn until he continued on his gold club contract digging". ...More