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Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Quick "Rebecca" Joke

Last night, I dreamed of Mandalay again.

Due to a mis-reading of the brochure, that was the worst Cornish holiday I ever had. Burmese clotted cream is rubbish. And there's a limit to how much entertainment you can get out of watching flying fish.

7 comments :

  1. What about an ecumenical service in the old pagoda - with all the hymns accompanied on the banjo?

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  2. With the one-eye-yellow-idol worshippers?

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    1. You are mixing your monologues (Kipling v Milton Hayes). That's not ecumenisn - it's syncretism.

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    2. I wouldn't know, I've never Kippled.

      (Is that the right joke?)

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    3. Sadly, yes - but I find that hard to believe of a Thomas Hardy fan. Surely you need some light relief and a bakewell tart from time to time?

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  3. Can it be truly ecumenical if one group doesn't think one of the others is a bunch of idol-worshippers?

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  4. Light or heavy relief given. Terms on request.
    #BakewellTart

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