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Topic: Steven Cullinane's "Diamond Theory"
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crankbuster

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From: Srilanka
Registered: 7/5/05
Re: Steven Cullinane's "Diamond Theory"
Posted: Jul 8, 2005 5:14 AM
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richard miller wrote:
> <john_ramsden@sagitta-ps.com> wrote in message
> news:1120746707.057267.140940@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...

> >
> >
> > crankbuster wrote:

> > > Reference: http://m759.freeservers.com/
> > > -------------------------------------------------------
> > > "The Diamond Theorem:
> > > Inscribe a white diamond in a black square.
> > > [...]

> >
> > It's ironic, assuming Cullinane is his real surname, that there
> > really is a famous diamond called the Cullinan diamond. See:
> >
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cullinan_Diamond
> >

>
> Curious, I noticed that too, this cannot be a coincidence.
>
> Good ole fashioned, hardback-bound Brittanica lists 'Cullinan' as the
> world's largest gem, which weighed about 3,106 carats.
>
> Anyhow, does this mean Cullinane is a 'Diamond Geezer?
>
> (UK expression)
>
> I'll get me coat.
>
> One gem of a joke though (christ)
>
> RJM


The phrase 'Diamond Geezer' is London slang; the Oxford slang
dictionary definition reads -
A really wonderful man, helpful and reliable; a gem of a man. A
commonly heard extension to 'diamond'. [Mainly London use] a good
'solid' reliable person.

A priceless joke indeed!




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