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Bit of trivia

Started by: ena malcup (939)

Extract from a very famous letter.

Bet you cannot guess who wrote it, and to whom it was sent.

"Stop sending people to kill me. We've already captured five of them, one of them with a bomb and another with a rifle. [...] If you don't stop sending killers, I'll send one to Moscow, and I won't have to send a second."

Started: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:00

Posted by: tonker (25112) 

Djon Vejn was a Yugoslav!

Replied: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:17

Posted by: tomplum (8999) 

Replied: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:23

Posted by: tomplum (8999) 

who said this
" I saw a cow climb up a tree " ?

Replied: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:26

Posted by: ena malcup (939)

Tom, I'm impressed ifn you got it bowt googling.

Replied: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:33

Posted by: tonker (25112) 

I chased a bug around a tree,
I’ll have his blood, he knows I will.
A bug, a bug, a bug, I chased,
the bug around a tree.

I caught that bug and asked, "Tell me,
Oh bug, why do you pester me?"
He said, in all sincerity,
"For curiosity!"
For cu... for cu... for cu... for cu...
For curiosity.

Replied: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:37
Last edited by tonker: 17th Jan 2022 at 22:39:39

Posted by: tomplum (8999) 

Ena, I googled it,

Replied: 18th Jan 2022 at 08:06

Posted by: tomplum (8999) 

Answer to my trivia is,

Gerard Cunliffe , A character of Bryn had this little saying that he quoted whenever someone tried to tell a tale of questionable honesty

I saw a cow climb up a tree,
same ole cow
same ole tree
same ole effin' liar,

Replied: 18th Jan 2022 at 10:17

Posted by: ena malcup (939)

Yes

History it must be remembered is no more than his story.

And often does not fit well with the available evidence.

Replied: 18th Jan 2022 at 20:53

Posted by: ena malcup (939)

An easy one, now, but topical.

“You have sat there too long for all the good you have done, In the name of God, go!"

So, who is David Davis quoting?

Replied: 19th Jan 2022 at 13:50

 

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