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A plumber heads down to a basement to find a boy with his finger in the pipe.
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'. . . If you need immediate help with the floods I understand Mrs Miggins at No. 9 has a canoe!'
Tags:storm, storms, sixth sense, animal sense, animal senses, animal sensing, pet, pets, dog, dogs, bad weather, weather prediction, weather predictions, prediction, predictions, predicting, weather man, weather men, meteorologist, meteorologists, meteorology, telltale sign, telltale signs, pool toy, pool toys, flood, floods, flooding
"And this time--no ark!"
"I choose to remember Aspen as it was."
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Covid flooding America
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"Maybe you should go make sure we're in the right line."
'That's probably not a good sign.'
"Personally I won't be convinced about climate change until I see the evidence!"
Tips for boy with his finger in the Dike
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'Never mind a Triple Lock pension guarantee, I want better quality sandbags.'
'There goes Slippery Sid, he never misses a trick does he?'
"We've been standing here talking about how to pitch to the batter for way too long, haven't we?"
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Leaking washing machine.
Tags:laundry, doing the laundry, dirty washing, chore, chores, household chore, household chores, household task, household tasks, washing machine, washing machines, washer dryer, washer dryers, leak, leaks, puddle, puddles, flood, floods, flooding, disaster, disasters, leaking washing machine, inconvenient, inconvenience
"You know a lot about global warming. When will we be able to swim up central park west?"
'It's the council's flood defence system.'
Flooding Review - 'We're holding you responsible...'
Polar Bear arrives at house
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'Jerry looked into flood insurance but says it's too darned expensive,'
"Well, there's still lots of water around, but alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations have been suspended indefinitely."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, genesis, book of genesis, noah, noah's ark, ark, arks, flood, flooding, great flood, dove, doves, animal, animals, returning, parking, parking regulations, suspended, suspension, parking places, parking spots, transportation, vehicle, vehicles, car, cars, automobile, automobiles, water, parking rules, parking restrictions
"I tried to get just two ants."
'After the first few floods our insurance company insisted we future-proof the house.'
"Gentlemen, it's time we gave some serious thought to the effects of global warming."
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"I'm retiring the line 'water under the bridge'."