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Archive for May, 2009

Comedy and Culture

Posted by pennock on 29th May 2009

Chaucer can’t be that old and neglected or this great comedian wouldn’t be doing a parody of him, now would he?

Into the realms of Chaucer

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Women know your limits!

Posted by pennock on 25th May 2009

Three cheers for the person who subtitled this!

This video is great for the 40’s man conservative English accent. The kind of voice you would here on the London tube. Do you remember “Mind the Gap”? Nowadays the country’s gone to the dogs and you hear all sorts of accents on the BBC. Even my kind!

Women, know your limits

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