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Monkey Muck
Started by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
A good read

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
All that glitters

I know gorillas aren't really monkeys.

Posted by: joseph 1 (23332) Report abuse
Very informative, mester.

I'll never get that five minutes back.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
Sod off or he'll never land.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
'A good read' - there's some mucking about here.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
The second link's more sparkling - the keepers obviously have fertile imaginations.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
And sparkly brushes.



Johnny Morris (Animal Magic)

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
Was Johnny interested in animal conservation as well as conversation?

Speaking of which, Dr Dolittle springs to mind.

(In cases of animal constipation ... it'd be wonderful if they could be relieved by regular advice from Dr Poolittle.)

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
Johnny used to provide the voices for the animals he spoke to whilst on his rounds in Bristol Zoo, Jo Anne.

He seemed like a really nice bloke with one of 'those' voices. Very gentle like Oliver Postgate.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
I remember Animal Magic, Dostaf.

Bristol Zoo ... so Johnny helped to keep it ship-shape and Bristol fashion.

Whereas it might be apt to say of the Blackpool keepers ... ship-shade and bristle fashion.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
'Bristol fashion' relates to bottoms.

I nearly misread ship-shape too.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
With ship-shade you were meant to. (Phrase Origin)

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
Naughty.

I understood the 'Bristol fashion' phrase to mean the ship's bottom could stand grounding at low tide.

Inferior vessels with rotten timbers dare not enter the port for fear of getting smashed,

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
Now you've muddied the waters, Dostaf.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
I like the stowing stuff securely version.

But wouldn't that be the norm anyway? In case of rough seas.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
'Ships that were moored there were beached at each low tide. Consequently they had to be of sturdy construction and the goods in their holds needed to be securely stowed.'

You would think so - it'd be a poor show if not. Back to topic.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
USAGE:
"Everything was shipshape and Bristol fashion, the parallel bars looked spruce, the leaves had been raked out of the swimming pool, there was not a drop of horse poo on the riding course."


Almost.

From here

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
Plenty of pigeon droppings, but horse poo is rarer here.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
I'd mention the one about horse statues and the positions of their legs being a load of old pony, but there'd be complaints.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
You've previously mentioned the myth being debunked on QI.

Still, those horses having complaints is understandable. (I've tried to put myself in their position and I don't know how they stand it.)

They seem to have stood the test of time.

Posted by: dostaf (inactive) Report abuse
And 'load of old pony'?


Ask a silly question.

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
Neigh, neigh and thrice neigh!

(It will depend on which way the wind is blowing.)

Posted by: jo anne (22517)  Report abuse
Just remembered this WW discussion.

Posted by: mache (20254)  Report abuse
Just restoring faith

Posted by: dustaf (inactive) Report abuse

Posted by: dostaf (50037) Report abuse


Sod off or he'll never land.


Replied: 25th Feb 2012 at 19:21





Another potty mouth/fingers.

Posted by: mache (20254)  Report abuse
PROVOKIST !!

Posted by: dustaf (inactive) Report abuse

Posted by: cindy (4992)   Report abuse
George Cansdale

Posted by: dustaf (inactive) Report abuse
That's an owd un.

Posted by: tonker (16133)   Report abuse
Monkey Muck Japes!

Posted by: dustaf (inactive) Report abuse
I smell diesel.

Posted by: mache (20254)  Report abuse
Goosey did say he was going to work

Posted by: dustaf (inactive) Report abuse




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