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    Slipped a book plug in there, too. Sly.
    Took a rest stop that wasn't on the schedule

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    Quote Originally Posted by version View Post
    Him and Partridge feel like the big two. You see them in real people all the time.
    On Monday someone was pointing out why calling a public address system a Tannoy (or some equivalent brand name vs generic thing) was not technically correct. I mentioned that that was a bit Partridge, and everyone stared at me non-comprehendingly. This kind of behaviour is on the loose again - everyone forgot Alan's warning from history.

    Side point - why is Kate Hoey in the Labour Party again? Seems like a remarkably well-sustained practical joke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baboon2004 View Post
    On Monday someone was pointing out why calling a public address system a Tannoy (or some equivalent brand name vs generic thing) was not technically correct.
    Years ago, I used to say 'Union flag' to describe a Union jack that wasn't on a ship. Then at some point I realised I didn't want to be that sort of person, so I stopped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Tea View Post
    Years ago, I used to say 'Union flag' to describe a Union jack that wasn't on a ship. Then at some point I realised I didn't want to be that sort of person, so I stopped.
    Perhaps there's hope for you yet

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    Took a rest stop that wasn't on the schedule

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    Belt of Truth! Jesus Chroist!


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    Shoes of Peace stomping on the enemy!

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    this is hilarious


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    This comment under a review of Will Self's new memoir.

    A literary Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen ... making a living because folk have his number, and he turns up.
    The Americans do these people far better than we do.

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