Nicholas Parsons deid

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  1. GroveRanger

    GroveRanger Well-Known Member

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    No longer live from Norwich, farewell Nicholas Bloody Parsons, forever immortalised in Mr Jolly Lives Next Door.
     
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    ^^^^ yesterday's news
     
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    GroveRanger Well-Known Member

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    I only saw it in the Metro today, was it mentioned in another thread? Maybe one I can't be arsed reading?
     
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    Never heard of him.
     
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    Just a minute, are you saying you have never heard of him?
     
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  6. Mick O'Toon

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    :huh:
     
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    monacoger Forum Simpleton

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    "Just a minute" was the name of his radio show. He did "Sale of the Century" on TV too <ok>
     
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    A DJ died here a couple of weeks ago and he used to run a quiz during his show with the jingle "Just a minute,the 60 second quiz",here's some of the best answers:

    1. Q: Name something you open, other than a door. A: Your bowels

    2. Q: Where is the Taj Mahal? A: Opposite the dental hospital

    3. Q: What is the capital of France? A: F

    4. Q: Name a bird with a long neck. A: Naomi Campbell

    5. Q: What star do travellers follow? A: Joe Dolan

    6. Q: Name a famous Royal. A: Mail

    7. Q: What was Hitler’s first name? A: Heil.

    8. Q: Name an occupation where you might need a torch. A: A burglar

    9. Q: Name a famous bridge. A: The bridge over troubled waters

    And finally, probably the most famous, but actually made up by the late Brendan Grace:

    10. Q: Complete this saying, ‘Happy as…’ and think of me. A: A pig in sh*t.
     
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    <laugh> heard some of those before, but didn't realise it was answers from Irish people, although I should have guessed!
     
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    My favourite was always no.2,there was a Indian restaurant called the Taj Mahal in Dublin at one time.
     
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    I think most cities have an Indian restaurant called that
     
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    That and The Great Wall
     
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    Nope, never heard of any Indian restaurants called The Great Wall.
     
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    Yesterday's man ^^^^
     
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    Going on my ignore list.
     
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    monacoger Forum Simpleton

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    I am going to say 3 home wins in the rugby this weekend.
     
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    France v England hard one to call but other 2 shouldn't be a problem.
     
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    France are long overdue a good performance. And when they do actually turn up they are great. England will still be huge favourites I would think.
     
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    Bookies have England favourites which is right.
     
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  20. GroveRanger

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    Oi, no repetitions.
     
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