Fire & Hemlock Revisited (or maybe not...)
pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Tue Jan 23 01:02:14 EST 2001
On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
> I happened to notice something in the Radio Times that was on
> tonight. Described as an historian re-enacting Boadicea's last
> battle against the Romans in a Bristol supermarket! Too late to
> catch most of it (it was only 10 minutes long), but I did see this
> guy being charged by a few kids carrying baguettes - filmed at an
> angle which made him look quite large. (Completely off-the-wall
> show, including a constantly-varying pronunciation of "Boadicea",
> which degenerated into "Boo-didly" - about as close as I usually
ISTR that the correct pronounciation is something like
"Boo dik ka".
> I hope my mind isn't the only one unhinged enough to have pulled a
> DWJ-ism out of this weirdness! :)
I started reading your post and automatically thought of the finale of
"The Ogre Downstairs"...
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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