Tuesday, 10 December 2013

In the Unlikely Event of Meeting a Bishop

Could all Beaker Folk note that, in future, whenever discussing or meeting a Church of England bishop, you should refer to them as "Shirley". If it is the bishop of Beverley, then the appropriate form of address is "Beverly". We will maintain this pretence until it is no longer needed.


  1. As in "Shirley, you can't be serious"?

    Beverley is near Hull, of course, and Shirley is near Solihull, it seems.

  2. Oh good, someone else who's seen Airplane!

  3. Shirley, he has worn our briefs.


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