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The 'spirit of the pickle' US edition

Postby chrisboote » Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:57 am

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Re: The 'spirit of the pickle' US edition

Postby Grace Speaker » Wed Sep 19, 2018 05:21 pm

:lol:

The Phantom Pickle Placer of ol' Missouri Town* . . . :wink:

I love that the pickle jars have their own faceborg page with 1,700 followers



* I adore that old Two Ronnies sketch - it still makes me giggle
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Re: The 'spirit of the pickle' US edition

Postby Darren » Wed Sep 19, 2018 08:08 pm

https://youtu.be/2fZ75lhaGT8

Just in case anyone (probably of a younger and/or non-British type) is wondering what she's on about - it's a serial more than a sketch. And damn funny, as it should be given it was written by Ronnie B and Spike Milligan (ok written by Spike and adapted by Ronnie).
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Re: The 'spirit of the pickle' US edition

Postby Grace Speaker » Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:59 pm

Darren wrote:https://youtu.be/2fZ75lhaGT8

Just in case anyone (probably of a younger and/or non-British type) is wondering what she's on about - it's a serial more than a sketch. And damn funny, as it should be given it was written by Ronnie B and Spike Milligan (ok written by Spike and adapted by Ronnie).
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Thank you for the link! :thumbl:
I don't think I've seen that since my step sister bought the 2Rs on video in the eighties! Great big clunky video machine we had back then in the dark ages before the internet - when you pressed eject, the video used to shoot out with such force that you had to be standing on the other side of the room to catch the ruddy thing!

By weird coincidence, the QI twitter elves tweeted this 3 days ago, which reminded me of this very thing (the Phantom Raspberry Blower, not clunky videos)

In the 17th-century, London was plagued by an attacker who would slap an unaccompanied lady's buttocks, before shouting "Spanko!” and running away.


I wonder if Spike Milligan had heard of the Phantom Bottom Spanker of Old London Town . . . :wink: :lol:
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