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Post by Frank » Sun May 12, 2019 5:07 pm

I get easily confused between Freddie Starr, Les Dennis and Bobby Davro.
Is it just me?

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Post by big mervyn » Sun May 12, 2019 5:16 pm

Frank wrote:I get easily confused between Freddie Starr, Les Dennis and Bobby Davro.
Is it just me?
Bobby Davro is a Freddie Starr tribute act.
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Post by Frank » Sun May 12, 2019 5:46 pm

I see so is Les Dennis just a hybrid version of both?
Remember Richie Ritch always had in for poor Davvers.
He was no Tarby for sure.

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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:46 am

Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, the Louisville Lip has done an Ali Shuffle off this mortal coil.

Often controversial, he was for me and many others one of, if not the greatest, sportsmen and personalities of the twentieth century.
Sadly the days of people using proper English are went

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Post by big mervyn » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:42 am

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, the Louisville Lip has done an Ali Shuffle off this mortal coil.

Often controversial, he was for me and many others one of, if not the greatest, sportsmen and personalities of the twentieth century.
...errr, 3 years ago last Monday. You getting a bit "punchy" Capn? :lol:
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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:04 am

big mervyn wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, the Louisville Lip has done an Ali Shuffle off this mortal coil.

Often controversial, he was for me and many others one of, if not the greatest, sportsmen and personalities of the twentieth century.
...errr, 3 years ago last Monday. You getting a bit "punchy" Capn? :lol:
Right enough! :duh:

Read it in the middle of the night when for some reason it had returned to the BBC front page for some reason :shock: . Had a bad night - couldn't sleep and stuffed with painkillers - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it! :lol:
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Post by Rooster » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:37 am

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
big mervyn wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, the Louisville Lip has done an Ali Shuffle off this mortal coil.

Often controversial, he was for me and many others one of, if not the greatest, sportsmen and personalities of the twentieth century.
...errr, 3 years ago last Monday. You getting a bit "punchy" Capn? [emoji38]
Right enough! :duh:

Read it in the middle of the night when for some reason it had returned to the BBC front page for some reason :shock: . Had a bad night - couldn't sleep and stuffed with painkillers - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it! [emoji38]
Noticed that as well, seems to either be a problem on the BBC site.
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Post by solidarity » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:14 pm

Rooster wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
big mervyn wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, the Louisville Lip has done an Ali Shuffle off this mortal coil.

Often controversial, he was for me and many others one of, if not the greatest, sportsmen and personalities of the twentieth century.
...errr, 3 years ago last Monday. You getting a bit "punchy" Capn? [emoji38]
Right enough! :duh:

Read it in the middle of the night when for some reason it had returned to the BBC front page for some reason :shock: . Had a bad night - couldn't sleep and stuffed with painkillers - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it! [emoji38]
Noticed that as well, seems to either be a problem on the BBC site.
...or... ?
You boys are definitely not getting enough sleep.

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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:22 am

Tonight (or this morning) it's Gene Wilder the BBC are reporting dead on their News home page. Link takes you to HERE, where at least if you notice it, you will see that he died in 2016 ... or did he? :scratch:
solidarity wrote:You boys are definitely not getting enough sleep.
Yep, tell me about it. :(

Tapentadol and Gabapentin just don't cut the mustard any more. :roll:
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Post by big mervyn » Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:09 pm

No more slabberin. Going to miss the likes of this :oman:

https://youtu.be/PVfW0ngYAmA
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