Archive for the ‘Snippet’ category

Snippet: Name of a Cricket Bag

December 24th, 2002

*snippet* Did you know that the name of the bag that cricketters carry around with them (and contain their kit) is called a ‘coffin’? I didn’t until I read Jeremy Brien’s letter in Private Eye no 1070.

Snippet: Headache with Pictures=?

December 24th, 2002

*snippet* Taken from Epsiode 504 (“A Taste Of Freedom”) of Futurama: Fry: “Hey, wait – I’m having one of those things. You know. A headache with pictures”. Leela: “An idea?” Fry: “Uh!”.

Best definition of what an idea is that I’ve heard so far…

Snippet: Love

December 22nd, 2002

*snippet* I’ve just seen episode 14 of series 2 (“Chef Aid”) of South Park, and this phrase sticks in my mind: “Love isn’t a decision, it’s a feeling. If we could decide who we love, it would be much simpler, but much less magical” (actually said by Mr.Twig/Garrison near the end – consult the script if you want)

Snippet: Ab Fab.

December 21st, 2002

*snippet* Make mental note: The hit BBC comedy show starring Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders, Julia Sawalha, and June Whitfield is NOT called Absolute Fabulously

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