Passing the Port

I recently made comment on the Passing of the Port.

The Decimation of the Regiment was not mentioned.

About 4 minutes – broadband recommended.

6 responses to “Passing the Port

  1. Roger of the Raj. I loved Ripping Yarns. My favourite was Tomkinson’s Schooldays.

    It was a wonderful series, full of absurdities which seem so logical when put into the context of the British Stiff-Upper-Lipped Empire.

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  2. Brilliantly funny. Stinging, clever, and so totally “British”! Carry On Up The Khyber, and all that! And watch that cold steel … they don’t like cold steel up ’em, they don’t!

    I love all of Michael Palin’s work 🙂

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  3. Confounded Republicans and Levellers

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  4. Herr G EagLe, He deserved it – fancy wanting the Ladies present during the Port Passing! Is nothing sacred?

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  5. … worse – in a World (even then) of ever scarcer resources, fancy wanting to share the Bwandy with the Ladies !!!

    WHAT? Surely you jest Sir! No Lady would dream of drinking Bwandy!”

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  6. Wot !! Sir

    Are you suggesting that une certaine Marchionesse n’est pas une Lady !!

    Schocking !!

    Nein – SCHOCKING

    Mais non, M Eagle. The Marchionesse inhales Gin, not brandy.

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