Friday, 7 November 2014

This is a good thing, yes?

Just got from BT:

"latest update states the job is fluid in taskforce for gully sucking to be work done which will be issue will be issued asap"

I did a google image search for "gully sucking" (and I don't have safe search on) and I was pleased to see that all the images were indeed large vehicles with hoses plugged in to drains and things. With a phrase like that, you never know :-)

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  1. That's those two words explained. The sentence still makes no sense!

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    1. I'd be pretty miffed if my taskforce had "fluid" that needed gully sucking out of them too ("job is fluid in taskforce").. sounds bloody shocking to me :).

      Incidentally I remember seeing a TV show on dealing with beavers in the USA, where they used a "beaver sucker" to pull the poor little buggers out of their nests.. no kidding. Sadly any attempt to search for this TV show on Google produces a different result from the one I hoped.

      Mark - ISPreview.co.uk

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  2. In other words, the issue is their ducts are full of water, and they're going to have to get a gully sucker (a big vacuum tanker) to go and suck it out, and they'll be sending this task out to be done asap. I think.

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  3. It almost looks as though it's been machine-translated from some dialect of Indian.

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