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Posted: 26 Jul 11 00:02

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Oh no, don't. Ooh. Hold on, oh don't. Ooh, everything's in the wrong place tonight. I don't know where to put meself. Have you got the same trouble, Missus? Yes, you have, I can tell. Don't laugh, oh no. Don't. Poor soul. What a shame. When they asked me to do this piece, I must admit, it was all very daunting. It's very intellectual, this "thought for the day" business. Very highbrow. I tel.....

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 00:04
Had to be one of our more culturally aware scribes.

Top job Erskin.

Captured the mood to perfection.

Five in appro and 5 on going live.

Quality stuff.

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 06:31
Seconded.
I could almost hear the old devils voice.

I might fall from a tall building, I might roll a brand new car.'Cause I'm the unknown stuntman that made Redford such a star.
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Posted: 26 Jul 11 06:36
I saw and rated this in approvals.

A Spoof Classic.

Like a 1967 Triumph Herald.

Did they make Triumph Heralds in 1967? Never mind. The thought is there.

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 08:58




Nice one Erskin..

Brought back memories of Saturday night TV..





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Posted: 26 Jul 11 19:18
Cor thanks chaps. I'm gratified that you like this one. I enjoyed writing it. Sadly, I imagine a lot of folk don't even know who Frankie Howerd is, but it's good that there's a hard core of persons of taste who do.

I watched a couple of youtube videos of him and kept his voice in my head. It rambles a bit perhaps.

It was an interesting exercise.


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Posted: 26 Jul 11 19:50 - Edited By: Les Being, 26 Jul 11 19:51
Mr Quint, you did it again. I don't exactly like giving 5 to my "competitors"but you leave me no other choice. Please kindly refrain from being funny, it's not like its a big ask after all

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 21:33
Titter ye not.
That is excellent Mr Quint.
Ooo err missus.

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 21:34 - Edited By: Rebel Not Taken, 26 Jul 11 21:42
can you do sid james?

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Posted: 26 Jul 11 22:49
careful, or I'll start singing like Mike "and this is me" Yarwood.

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