So who are these so called unwanted friends
Once upon a time
The Contribution Agency,
HM Inspector of Taxes and
Customs & Excise
are these the three evils to which you refer?
Oh so sad
Like it, but not what I was after.
Sad that we sit at this time of night pondering over problems
I wonder if its the same 3...
I have also been unfriended by 3 people - and if I click the link it will tell me who. However, as I have no idea what the site is and very much doubt that I have used it, I can't have "friended" anyone in the first place, so those who have unfriended me almost certainly arent my friends!
Ah the benefit of having no friends.....
I know it can't apply to me.
I think it picks up your Facebook page (if you have such a sad thing) and monitors who has found out you're an accountant and not a formula 1 driver and decided they don't love you any more
BTW when did friend become a verb?
let alone unfriend?
I was so happy
until I realised that these 3 friends I never knew I had actually didn't want to know me after all :(
But as I've got no friends on Facebook I think it might be a big fat fib they've been telling us....
Apparently it first became a verb around 1225, with Shakespeare, a e housman, and quite a few others using it in the following centuries. The OED has a number of examples from the 15th to 17th Centuries, http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/74647?rskey=ziFEWv&result=2&isAdvanced=false#eid
So well after your time, unless of course you're not who you pretend to be!
Take your pick.
My son tells me he has 457 friends and three real ones, now that sounds realistic.
Ah this new modern language, not at all like when i were a lad back before this modern era.
είναι όλα τα ελληνικά σε μένα
είναι όλα τα ελληνικά σε μένα?
Surely it's all english to you, the other should be no problem! (unless my translation's off, I have little Latin and less Greek)
Unfriend them first....
....with this charming card. Harsh but fair, I think.