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ping: lord of the teapot

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by alecstilleyedye, 25 Dec 2007.

  1. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

  2. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

  3. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    Tea is a hot drink and most unsuitable to slake the thirst of a working man!

    (John Bickerdyke The Curiosities of Ale & Beer: An Entertaining History (1886))

  4. Brock

    Brock Senior Member

    Oh excellent stuff Cunobelin, and so true. As I sip a Christmas ale I am smug in the knowledge that water is the diffuser of epidemics.
  5. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    There is a superb album called A Tale of Ale which features the above as well as WIlly Rushden performing Shakespeare's Porter Scene form Macbeth.

    Another gem:
    An old Scottish and English Proverb...

  6. Lord of the Teapot

    Lord of the Teapot New Member

    The BBC should ask a real expert about tea :ohmy:
  7. andygates

    andygates New Member

    And you can use the pot to fix your Nimrod. ;)