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ESPN Cricinfo
Cricket equals painis a 12-piece orchestra in the middle of the road. You realise you are not mere
Cricket equals pain
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
is a 12-piece orchestra in the middle of the road. You realise you are not merely lost but trapped in what appears to be a Monty Python sketch. By the time you get back, you have run 9km and are exhausted. Your knee aches, your groin pinches, and... Read more
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DW
It's the people who pay for Brexit deception |was not an exercise in democracy: It demonstrated the art of manipulation. The
It's the people who pay for Brexit deception |
DW / Posted 16 hours ago
was not an exercise in democracy: It demonstrated the art of manipulation. The most succinct reaction came from former Monty Python comedian Eric Idle, who simply tweeted, "UK. Foot. Shot." There is nothing more to be said. Have something to... Read more
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Salon.com
Smart country, foolish choice: The U.K.’s Brextremely stupid movethis, trying to figure out how to emerge from a Slough of Despond and create a
Smart country, foolish choice: The U.K.’s Brextremely stupid move
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
this, trying to figure out how to emerge from a Slough of Despond and create a vital cultural presence for the modern age. Monty Python, the Beatles, Harry Potter and Cool Britannia all helped. What has been most interesting for me is to see how... Read more
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express
Good Luck Little Britain: Europe snipes on front pages after EU referendum Brexitcrisis. An earthquake in Europe AUSTRIA The Austrian newspaper, Kurier, has
Good Luck Little Britain: Europe snipes on front pages after EU referendum Brexit
express / Posted 2 days ago
crisis. An earthquake in Europe AUSTRIA The Austrian newspaper, Kurier, has led with a picture of the well-loved Monty Python star John Cleese looking shocked with big words in English “And Now?”. It said despite the exit polls showing... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Cuddle up with a kitten from Tenth Life9 AM show along with the cuddliest kittens to teach us about adopting kittens a
Cuddle up with a kitten from Tenth Life
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
9 AM show along with the cuddliest kittens to teach us about adopting kittens and discuss a fun event tonight! Check out Monty Python and the Holy Grail tonight in Tower Grove Park - Stone Pavilion for just $10! A portion of the proceed will go... Read more
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Torontoist
Get to Know Scotland's Royalty in The James Plays at Luminato Festivaleverywhere by a full choir singing his praises—leading to a couple of hilarious
Get to Know Scotland's Royalty in The James Plays at Luminato Festival
Torontoist / Posted 2 days ago
everywhere by a full choir singing his praises—leading to a couple of hilarious scenes that nearly tip the play into Monty Python and the Holy Grail territory. Matthew Pidgeon and Malin Crépin in James III: The True Mirror. Photo by Guntar... Read more
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Goal.com
Ten things the UK wants from Germany to stay in the EUat football. As such, the following must be taught in all European schools as p
Ten things the UK wants from Germany to stay in the EU
Goal.com / Posted 3 days ago
at football. As such, the following must be taught in all European schools as part of a reformed EU educational directive: Monty Python, The Office, Four Lions, The Day Today, A Fish Called Wanda, In The Loop, BrassEye, Lock Stock & Two Smoking... Read more
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PC Magazine
CertainSafe Digital Safety Deposit Boxphrase to further foil fraudsters. This phrase can be anything at all, as long
CertainSafe Digital Safety Deposit Box
PC Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
phrase to further foil fraudsters. This phrase can be anything at all, as long as you know you'll recognize it. I used a Monty Python quote. Enter your password and click Continue to lock in those choices. After that, you create three security... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Greenwich, Richmond…Macau – the locations of star-studded blockbuster Now You See Me 2it’s a mystery to us as to what was filmed here so you’ll have to let us know w
Greenwich, Richmond…Macau – the locations of star-studded blockbuster Now You See Me 2
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
it’s a mystery to us as to what was filmed here so you’ll have to let us know when you spot it! We do know it was where the Monty Python fish slapping sketch was once filmed, though. Now You See Me 2 is out July 4 Like our What's On page on... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Greenwich, Richmond…Macau – the locations of star-studded blockbuster Now You See Me 2it’s a mystery to us as to what was filmed here so you’ll have to let us know w
Greenwich, Richmond…Macau – the locations of star-studded blockbuster Now You See Me 2
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
it’s a mystery to us as to what was filmed here so you’ll have to let us know when you spot it! We do know it was where the Monty Python fish slapping sketch was once filmed, though. Now You See Me 2 is out July 4 Like our What's On page on... Read more
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express
Would you drink a cocktail made from SPAM? Bar now offering unusual drink on its menuproduction line. There are 18 varieties of Spam, including a spicy Jalapeño va
Would you drink a cocktail made from SPAM? Bar now offering unusual drink on its menu
express / Posted 4 days ago
production line. There are 18 varieties of Spam, including a spicy Jalapeño variety. Spam was featured in the iconic 1970 Monty Python sketch called “Spam”. The sketch was set in a café which only served dishes containing Spam. The sketch had an... Read more
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Perth Now
Brexit blog: The people decideBear Grylls, J K Rowling, John le Carre, Vivienne Westwood, Keira Knightley and
Brexit blog: The people decide
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Bear Grylls, J K Rowling, John le Carre, Vivienne Westwood, Keira Knightley and Cara Delevingne all want to stay. But Monty Python star John Cleese, The Who frontman Roger Daltrey and actors Sir Michael Caine and Elizabeth Hurley are all in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Are celebrities arein favour of Brexit?Frenchman Eric Cantona made Manchester United great. But other famous faces, i
Are celebrities arein favour of Brexit?
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
Frenchman Eric Cantona made Manchester United great. But other famous faces, including fellow footballer Sol Campbell and Monty Python star John Cleese, have thrown their support behind the Brexit campaign. Here is a list of celebrities who have... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
EU REFERENDUM: Supporters of the UK Leave and Remain camps make one last plea to East Lancashire voterswhich has seen unlikely public figures recruited to the cause with David Beckha
EU REFERENDUM: Supporters of the UK Leave and Remain camps make one last plea to East Lancashire voters
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
which has seen unlikely public figures recruited to the cause with David Beckham and Rio Ferdinand backing 'Remain' this week, while fellow soccer player Sol Campbell and 'Monty Python' and 'Fawlty Towers' star John Cleese firmly in the 'Leave ca... Read more
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Columbus Alive
Dave Lynch #1The old Monty Python tagline “and now for something completely different” seems
Dave Lynch #1
Columbus Alive / Posted 4 days ago
The old Monty Python tagline “and now for something completely different” seems to be an apt introduction as we transition from the recent run of more conceptual strips to the rock ’em sock ’em superhero work of artist Dave Lynch!... Read more
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Sports Grid
The New NHL Franchise In Las Vegas Needs A Name | Hockey$500 million. * The team needs a name. Foley is said to be fond of “Black Knig
The New NHL Franchise In Las Vegas Needs A Name | Hockey
Sports Grid / Posted 4 days ago
$500 million. * The team needs a name. Foley is said to be fond of “Black Knights”, but there’s a problem there, as every Monty Python fan knows. I’ve heard Las Vegas Skating Elvi, and the Vegas Sin. Also: Atom Bombs, Bones, and Flamingos. My... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
On stage: All 37 Shakespeare plays in just 97 minutesalike.” The play has been acclaimed by numerous mainstream reviewers. “Shakespe
On stage: All 37 Shakespeare plays in just 97 minutes
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
alike.” The play has been acclaimed by numerous mainstream reviewers. “Shakespeare as written by Reader’s Digest, acted by Monty Python, and performed at the speed of the minute waltz. So forsooth! Get thee to the delightfully fractured Complete... Read more
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HITC Sport
Michael McGovern’s heroics in goal in Paris lead to jubilation in Belfastthe production company that runs the Belsonic rock concerts which normally take
Michael McGovern’s heroics in goal in Paris lead to jubilation in Belfast
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
the production company that runs the Belsonic rock concerts which normally take place in the Titanic Quarter blared out the Monty Python anthem: “Always Look On The Bright Side of Life”. Life and death were on the minds of fans when on the 64th... Read more
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chroniclelive
1975 - when the last EU referendum took placeTHE CINEMA: If you were stepping out at Newcastle Odeon, or perhaps the Haymar
1975 - when the last EU referendum took place
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
THE CINEMA: If you were stepping out at Newcastle Odeon, or perhaps the Haymarket, you would be watching the likes of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Return of the Pink Panther, while the end of the month would see the release of the... Read more
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International Business Times
EU Referendum: David Beckham joins A-Z of celebrity endorsements as vote looms leave the EU... MUST. There are many many reasons but when I consider them all
EU Referendum: David Beckham joins A-Z of celebrity endorsements as vote looms
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
leave the EU... MUST. There are many many reasons but when I consider them all I know we are better off out of it." The Monty Python star tweeted: The controversial columnist has made it clear she wants Out. "I won't be opening up my spare... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Rightwing NGO Proves the Left Has No Sense of Humor, Introspectioncountry? Can it be?” Hey, if the Brexit goes in favor of cutting away from the
Rightwing NGO Proves the Left Has No Sense of Humor, Introspection
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
country? Can it be?” Hey, if the Brexit goes in favor of cutting away from the continent—a move endorsed by John Cleese of Monty Python fame, who really knows humor—it could be blamed on those pesky settlers.JNi.Media About the Author:JNi.Media... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Heinz 'healthy' toddler food mostly sugar, ACCC allegesex charges in US icon-abc-article Peru seizes 8 million seahorses illegally b
Heinz 'healthy' toddler food mostly sugar, ACCC allege
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
sex charges in US icon-abc-article Peru seizes 8 million seahorses illegally bound for Asia icon-abc-article Massive 'Monty' python found in woman's bedroom Connect with ABC News The Kenbi hand-back made yesterday the best day of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anti-psychotic medication for children could have lasting effectssex charges in US icon-abc-article Peru seizes 8 million seahorses illegally b
Anti-psychotic medication for children could have lasting effects
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
sex charges in US icon-abc-article Peru seizes 8 million seahorses illegally bound for Asia icon-abc-article Massive 'Monty' python found in woman's bedroom Connect with ABC News The Kenbi hand-back made yesterday the best day of the... Read more
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Variety
Miranda Sings Leads the Way for Digital Stars Leaping to TVPaul Reubens’ Pee-wee Herman. Ballinger says her sources of comedic inspiration
Miranda Sings Leads the Way for Digital Stars Leaping to TV
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
Paul Reubens’ Pee-wee Herman. Ballinger says her sources of comedic inspiration include Carol Burnett, Andy Kaufman, and Monty Python. Ballinger grew up in Santa Barbara, Calif., the daughter of a sales-manager dad and stay-at-home mom. She... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
J.K. Rowling, Brian Eno Argue Against 'Brexit' From European Unionus to actually make it happen," Eno wrote. However, not every British celebrit
J.K. Rowling, Brian Eno Argue Against 'Brexit' From European Union
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
us to actually make it happen," Eno wrote. However, not every British celebrity will vote to "Remain": On Twitter, Monty Python actor John Cleese revealed that he's voting to "Leave" the EU. "If I thought there was any chance of major... Read more
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CNBC
Beyond the 'Brexit' hype: The EU is NOT a failed experimentThere's a scene in "Monty Python" where Reg, a first-century Israeli activist (
Beyond the 'Brexit' hype: The EU is NOT a failed experiment
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
There's a scene in "Monty Python" where Reg, a first-century Israeli activist (John Cleese), plots to overthrow the Roman empire. "We've given them everything; what have they given us in return?" In an embarrassing moment of honesty, one of Reg's... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The difference between being antivaccine and “pro-safe vaccine,” explained using J.B. Handley“proven,” particularly when weighed against the rest of the evidence. “Truth”
The difference between being antivaccine and “pro-safe vaccine,” explained using J.B. Handley
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
“proven,” particularly when weighed against the rest of the evidence. “Truth” #9: Handley makes like the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail: “The debate about whether or not vaccines cause Autism is far from over.” He... Read more
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Canberra Times
Radiohead's first song in five years, Burn The Witch, is pretty damn goodclip, the song takes on several more layers of tension. The clip mixes Postman
Radiohead's first song in five years, Burn The Witch, is pretty damn good
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
clip, the song takes on several more layers of tension. The clip mixes Postman Pat with The Wickerman and even a touch of Monty Python (heard also in that "if you float you burn" line), detailed with bucolic village life and devilry, market... Read more
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express
Cynical George Osborne is destroying his political future, says CHRIS ROYCROFT-DAVISactions in the past seven days George Gideon Oliver Osborne has signed his poli
Cynical George Osborne is destroying his political future, says CHRIS ROYCROFT-DAVIS
express / Posted 10 days ago
actions in the past seven days George Gideon Oliver Osborne has signed his political death warrant. Like the parrot in the Monty Python sketch he’s passed on, he’s no more, he’s ceased to be, he’s off the twig, kicked the bucket, shuffled off this... Read more
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Queensland Times
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
Queensland Times / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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News Mail
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
News Mail / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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Daily Examiner
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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Northern Star
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
Northern Star / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness fine, just not here
The Daily Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Shop local?to get down numerous steps — with a walker. Buy a flat of fruit and go up stair
Shop local?
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
to get down numerous steps — with a walker. Buy a flat of fruit and go up stairs — still with a walker. Sounds more like a Monty Python sketch to me. Then there’s the Civic Auditorium; I think there are a couple of handicapped spots out front —... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
PETER PATTER: Political correctness is fine, just not herehad reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could
PETER PATTER: Political correctness is fine, just not here
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
had reason to. I fear for the future of film and entertainment too. How could the likes of Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles be made in today's PC world? Or Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards The Party, or any Monty Python movie, TV show or sound... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Father's Day Editioncourses, paired with Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon, a Grand Cru Saint-Emilio
Father's Day Edition
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
courses, paired with Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon, a Grand Cru Saint-Emilion and Maker's Mark 46. The cost is $75. Monty Python and the Holy Grail is playing at Railyard Park for free on Friday night at 8 pm. That movie is filled with jokes... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dutch newspaper: Britain leaving EU would be like 'tea without milk'ease in your amazing country.” The open letter praises British Culture, citing
Dutch newspaper: Britain leaving EU would be like 'tea without milk'
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
ease in your amazing country.” The open letter praises British Culture, citing great things the UK has produced included Monty Python, One Direction, EastEnders, The Beatles, Bridget Jones and Brideshead Revisited. The Dutch newspaper also says... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
CHEERS! Pear me foolishbecause whenever I write about a drink that includes anything to do with elderf
CHEERS! Pear me foolish
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
because whenever I write about a drink that includes anything to do with elderflowers my thoughts immediately turn to Monty Python and the Holy Grail. “You don’t frighten us, English pig dogs ... I blow my nose at you, so-called Arthur King,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Mark Millar: Scotland needs to get out of Europe while it still canRemain but said that the benefits of EU membership had included jobs, security
Mark Millar: Scotland needs to get out of Europe while it still can
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Remain but said that the benefits of EU membership had included jobs, security and legal protection. Earlier this month Monty Python star John Cleese blasted the EU as he came out in favour of Brexit. The Leave campaign has opened up a seven... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mark Millar: Scotland needs to get out of Europe while it still canRemain but said that the benefits of EU membership had included jobs, security
Mark Millar: Scotland needs to get out of Europe while it still can
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Remain but said that the benefits of EU membership had included jobs, security and legal protection. Earlier this month Monty Python star John Cleese blasted the EU as he came out in favour of Brexit. The Leave campaign has opened up a seven... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Opera House finds its grail with funny 'Spamalot'why "Spamalot" was so popular in the first place: It's freaking hilarious. A l
Opera House finds its grail with funny 'Spamalot'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
why "Spamalot" was so popular in the first place: It's freaking hilarious. A little on the silly side, for sure -- this is Monty Python we're talking about -- but also very smart in simultaneously sending up the legend of King Arthur and Broadway... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What's the Signpost Up Ahead?pictures of Dodo birds too if you want. But you won't find either one of them i
What's the Signpost Up Ahead?
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
pictures of Dodo birds too if you want. But you won't find either one of them in their "natural habitat." They're gone. As Monty Python would say, they've "kicked the bucket, shuffled off this mortal coil, run down the curtain, and joined the choir... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Hot reads: 25 new books for summerBonnie. It’s not a sentimental tale, but it is sweet: Bonnie took Doug to her A
Hot reads: 25 new books for summer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
Bonnie. It’s not a sentimental tale, but it is sweet: Bonnie took Doug to her Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and recited Monty Python sketches along with him as he grew up. (Da Capo Press, $25.99. Out now.) "Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol on the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tech terms for daily useThe association of the word “spam” to bogus emails and messages originally came
Tech terms for daily use
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
The association of the word “spam” to bogus emails and messages originally came from a British comedy show called “Monty Python”. In a skit, they kept repeating the word “spam” that a customer got very annoyed. And so the audiences and fans... Read more
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UEFA News
Bloody road to glory for Croatia's Ćorlukato effectively staunch the blood flowing from his wound. Comparisons to Russel
Bloody road to glory for Croatia's Ćorluka
UEFA News / Posted 12 days ago
to effectively staunch the blood flowing from his wound. Comparisons to Russell Crowe's Gladiator and the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail ("tis but a scratch") have proliferated, with a number of fans wearing their own special... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Game of Thrones for Noobs XVIIIdidn’t work out that great for them. At the same time, Jamie Lannister and his
Game of Thrones for Noobs XVIII
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
didn’t work out that great for them. At the same time, Jamie Lannister and his army of dorks were living through GoT’s best Monty Python and the Holy Grail impression in Riverrun, the High Sparrow kept on being a total dick and Arya was on the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fans get sinking feeling at Belfast's Titanic slipwaybrought huge cheers and when it ended in a 1-0 defeat the despondent fans soon
Fans get sinking feeling at Belfast's Titanic slipway
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
brought huge cheers and when it ended in a 1-0 defeat the despondent fans soon launched into their rendition of the Monty Python classic, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Billy Arthurs (64), from Ballysillan in Belfast, said despite... Read more
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BBC News
Viewpoint: Why is Indian comedy kicking up a storm?define American comedy by Pauly Shore and Rob Schneider films? Or, conversely,
Viewpoint: Why is Indian comedy kicking up a storm?
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
define American comedy by Pauly Shore and Rob Schneider films? Or, conversely, claim that all British comedy is as good as Monty Python or Fry and Laurie? One subset of comedy that can't blame translation for signal loss, however, is the evolving... Read more
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