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Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

Archive for August 19th, 2017

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Latitude and longitude; chalk and cheese Polar opposites, though only one found on pizza Unless you like chalk topping on thy thin & crispy Sweet and sour; man and woman Polar opposites; only two of four in Chinese meal Unless have cannibal tendencies; chef accommodating Alkaline and acid; bald and hirsute Polar opposites; only one can have a perm Unless the slaphead dons hairpiece. Prose of opposites; sonnet of antipodes What’s your random […]

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Nice To See You. To See You….

Yesterday, I was saddened to hear of the passing of veteran entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth. Although not an avid viewer of his ITV game shows from the 1980’s onwards, in the 1970’s his show The Generation Game joined the likes of Morecambe & Wise, Mike Yarwood, The Two Ronnies and Kojak, in making my childhood Saturday night TV a delight. For the uninitiated, a catchphrase is a kitsch accompaniment to an entertainers act, many of which don’t […]

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