Price Haggling II

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  1. Mike B

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    I didn't want to steal Puddleducks Thread, so I started this one to answer the question posed by Jhorsf


    Dawns mum is Dutch and as we really didn't know each other too well at the beginning I found her very easy to 'wind up'. when I was discussing the wedding with her I casually mentioned that I was expecting some form of dowry as this is quite usual in the UK. She ask what I expected, looking through her kitchen window I could see some cows in a field. "Cows" I said, "At least a dozen".
    Dawn came in then, explained to her mum that I was being my usual self and to take no notice. I forgot about it. On our wedding day as we opened the presents I was pleasantly shocked and delighted to find a box address solely to me. Inside there were 12 plastic cows & 4 plastic dray horses, also a private note, part of which explained that this was my dowry for Dawn.
    Every year on our wedding anniversary I receive a 'cow' (plastic/china etc.) from my mother-in-law. In some ways this woman is actually human.:Smile:
     
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    Lovely!

    My cousin married for the second time and my uncle told her new husband she was "sold as seen" and no returns!
     
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  3. Mike B

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    My father-in-law gave me £500 on our wedding day with the comment that if I returned Dawn, he expected the money back. :Laughing:
     
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    Did it work? Did he keep her? :Laughing: :Laughing: :Laughing:
     
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    Seems to have done - 40 years on and definitely no returns as Uncle has since gone to maintain angels wings rather than aeroplanes. :Smile:
     
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    I was only kidding Dawn 778685.gif
     
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    that is tumble weed blowing by as nobody was laughing :Rofl1:
     
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    Talking of haggling, someone came on this site yesterday, which is 7.50 euros a night with electric, wifi, free use of car for shopping, toilet, shower and sitting room with T.V. and tried to haggle a 2 euro price. The bloody cheek of some
     
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    So not so much as "He gave her away" but paid you to take her off his hands?
    :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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