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Bex (superbex) | 3 comments Mod
"The doctor said I was a paranoid schizophrenic. Well, he didn't actually say it, but we knew he was thinking it."


Joey Woolfardis (woolfardis) “Probably one of those sinister organisations that lurked behind the mask of amusing acronym, such as BUM, for example - the Bermondsey Union of Minstrels. Or WILLY, the Whitechapel Institution for Long-Legged Yodellers. It could be any one of a hundred such evil cabals. With the notable exception of the Meritorious Union For Friendship, Decency, Individualism, Virtue and Educational Resources, who were above reproach.”

From The Educated Ape and Other Wonders of the World.

I have legit been laughing at this for days. I haven't picked the book up since because I re-read this part every time and just lose it.


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Jay (weaselpipe) | 7 comments After a page of Lords with silly names saying things related to their names, and obligatory referencing of the failure of the running joke by the main characters, author and editor...
"I need to use the little boys room" said Lord Michael Kiddee-Phiddler


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