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By KevS
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Was trying to think if there was anything that could knock the braying hordes off the front of several newspapers on Saturday, and sad to say, short of Brenda turning her toes up, I don't think there is.

Will be avoiding any newsagents on Saturday....
 
By Zuriblue
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KevS wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:40 pm
Was trying to think if there was anything that could knock the braying hordes off the front of several newspapers on Saturday, and sad to say, short of Brenda turning her toes up, I don't think there is.

Will be avoiding any newsagents on Saturday....
Yes, I'm definitely going to avoid the UK and any English pubs this weekend. If I didn't I'd probably end up chinning someone.
 
By The Red Arrow
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Boiler wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:38 am
I think - somewhere - I have my dad's pen knife, adorned with a Red Barrel keyring. Meanwhile, this is a fascinating article about that much-maligned beer:

https://boakandbailey.com/2019/01/watne ... have-been/

(And yes, I remember Double Diamond. It didn't work wonders.)

Yet... Red Barrel was recreated. http://cat-asylum.com/p/red-barrel/

And so has the Watney's name. https://watneys-beer.com/
Just wanted to say thanks for first link. Interesting stuff that I'll be looking in on regularly.

Carry on, chaps.
 
By Kreuzberger
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And who could forget "Whitbread, big head Trophy Bitter. The pint that thinks it's a qua-aa -art!"?

(Answer: nobody. That stuff left deep scarring.)

Indeed, carry on.
 
By Boiler
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Sorry Kreuzy.... but I remember it well. Even the following verse, which IIRC went

"It's got the body, the body, that satisfies / it can't be bettered, no matter how it tries / 'cause it's the Whitbread (Big Head!) Trophy Bitter/ the pint that thinks it's a qu-aaaaa-rt!

Yeah, some things run deep.
 
By The Red Arrow
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Deep to the point of suppression, you pair of bounders!
 
By Bones McCoy
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Andy McDandy wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:17 pm
In Nottingham on Saturday night. Hopefully the Pit and Pendulum will be a gammon-free zone.
Any gammoning there will likely be a Poe.
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By Bones McCoy
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Boiler wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:14 pm
Sorry Kreuzy.... but I remember it well. Even the following verse, which IIRC went

"It's got the body, the body, that satisfies / it can't be bettered, no matter how it tries / 'cause it's the Whitbread (Big Head!) Trophy Bitter/ the pint that thinks it's a qu-aaaaa-rt!

Yeah, some things run deep.
Curse you and your dratted earworms.
Some line in there about "The best that you've ever bought".
I also misheard a line as "It can't be bothered, no matter how it tries" - which seemed a bit odd.
 
By The Red Arrow
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Image

Staying with food and drink, Hot on the heels of the U.S ambassador declaring that chlorinated chicken is very much on the table...

 
By Boiler
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51272017
We're putting up some banners and union jack bunting - only inside, we don't want to incite any problems. We've got a disco from 8pm. At 11pm, we're going to ring our bell, which is an old ship's bell, and then play Land of Hope and Glory.

Then we'll carry on the celebrations, which will include game soup - a local speciality of partridge and pheasant, along with some crusty rolls. There will be a lot of events around the country but in Boston, as far as I know, nobody else has put their head above the parapet.

For us it's a benchmark. It's a time to celebrate because it's a day when we feel we've got our country back. But the strange thing is we will have Europeans at the party. We've got a lot of Lithuanian friends, Latvian friends etc, and they know exactly where we're coming from.

They understand intrinsically how we feel - it's not us and them. There'll be a lot here on the night celebrating with us.
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