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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

    :biggrin:
     
  3. Cunobelin

    Cunobelin Legendary Member

    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

    Location:
    Kent
    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. Cunobelin

    Cunobelin Legendary Member

    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. ;)