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Re: Did you know?

Post by tonyp » 18 Jan 2016, 09:35

Did you know
There was a young fellow named Goringe
Who longed to make rhymes using orange.
He quit in despair,
Hung himself in mid-air,
At his home on top of Mt Blorenge
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Re: Did you know?

Post by bristleposh » 18 Jan 2016, 10:13

tonyp wrote:
tonyp wrote:If you saw a suitcase going around the baggage retrieval area at Heathrow with these stickers on -
SAD FAT OLD MAN
Who might have put them there and why?
Answer tomorrow if you don't know.
He was a frequent flyer and had left a few stickers on his suitcase after visiting
SAD Safford, AZ USA
FAT Fesno, USA
OLD Old Town, USA
MAN Manchester

Fortunately he hadn't been to Fukuoka - Japan instead of Manchester.
I'm pleased to say I didn't know that, another minute of my life I'll never get back.
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Re: Did you know?

Post by tonyp » 18 Jan 2016, 10:42

bristleposh wrote:
I'm pleased to say I didn't know that, another minute of my life I'll never get back.
Only a minute?
You should watch QI. It's amazing what you can learn.
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Post by bristleposh » 18 Jan 2016, 11:38

I have watched it, it just doesn't sink in. Did you know Steven Fry has left the programme I believe a female is taking over, probably Sandi Toksvig.
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Post by tonyp » 18 Jan 2016, 11:50

bristleposh wrote:I have watched it, it just doesn't sink in. Did you know Steven Fry has left the programme I believe a female is taking over, probably Sandi Toksvig.
We still get old shows here and no mention has been made of Fry leaving.
Sandi Toksvig has been a panelist several times. I'd say she'll make a good host although Fry would have to be a hard act to follow.
I wonder if Alan Davies will stay on. (I wish he'd get a haircut).
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Re: Did you know?

Post by tonyp » 20 Jan 2016, 12:44

Did you know?
(I bet you didn't)
70% of British schoolchildren have never heard of Oliver Cromwell.
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Post by bristleposh » 20 Jan 2016, 21:09

Wow. I didn't know this http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news ... irror_main

..and to think the number of times I've been in 'spoons
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Post by tonyp » 20 Jan 2016, 23:03

bristleposh wrote:Wow. I didn't know this http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news ... irror_main

..and to think the number of times I've been in 'spoons
You'll have to post a photo (on here not on there) of the carpet in your favourite pub.
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Re: Did you know?

Post by bristleposh » 21 Jan 2016, 10:44

As I drink at home most of the time that would mean posting a picture of our living room carpet
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Post by tonyp » 02 Feb 2016, 11:04

Best Club Sandwich in the world: Sofitel Brisbane Central (Brisbane, Qld. Australia.
They're not cheap (about $27 each) but they're good.
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Post by bristleposh » 02 Feb 2016, 14:48

tonyp wrote:Best Club Sandwich in the world: Sofitel Brisbane Central (Brisbane, Qld. Australia.
They're not cheap (about $27 each) but they're good.
I'll have to pop out and get one, what's the nearest outlet to Bristol? Can I walk there.
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Post by Suffolkposh » 02 Feb 2016, 15:48

tonyp wrote:Did you know?
(I bet you didn't)
70% of British schoolchildren have never heard of Oliver Cromwell.
I would believe that, knowing the way they teach history now :oops:
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Re: Did you know?

Post by daib0 » 02 Feb 2016, 19:13

Suffolkposh wrote:
tonyp wrote:Did you know?
(I bet you didn't)
70% of British schoolchildren have never heard of Oliver Cromwell.
I would believe that, knowing the way they teach history now :oops:

You lot probably won't believe me, but I'm indirectly related to Cromwell; he was a great-great-grandson of a person who was the brother of John Hampton III and he was the brother-in-law of Thomas Ramsey - a direct decendent of me at 17 generations back. My mother did a lot of work on this with over 250 names on the tree, and in fact we have our family tree back to 1350 and a Robert Belknappe who was 'Chief Justice of Common Pleas' prior to 1388 ... it is thought that Belknappe probably came over with William the Conqueror but I can't get any prooof of that unfortunately. Yep, you're talking to somebody who once had important connections, there was also a mayor of Reading in the early 1800s, just seems to have gone downhill since, ha-ha!!!
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Re: Did you know?

Post by dunc » 02 Feb 2016, 20:43

Ah so that's why you have an affinity with Posh

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Re: Did you know?

Post by Poshay » 02 Feb 2016, 21:06

No it's just his round head.
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