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April 26th, 2012  
BritinBritain
 
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KJ
I bet you would want to manage his last trimester..
Always knew you Brits were weird people.. This is just proof positive..
Both Trooper and I as his manager would make a fortune if he were pregnant.

We're not weird, we're unique.
April 26th, 2012  
viper2007
 
 
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Originally Posted by BritinAfrica
Both Trooper and I as his manager would make a fortune if he were pregnant.

We're not weird, we're unique.

Yeah, right.... thats what they all like to say...

"Mad Dogs and Englishmen"- I've always wanted to ask someone what that phrase really means?
April 26th, 2012  
Trooper1854
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by viper2007
"Mad Dogs and Englishmen"- I've always wanted to ask someone what that phrase really means?
It originates from India durring the time of the British Empire.

It is a shortening of "Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun."
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April 26th, 2012  
42RM
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by viper2007
"Mad Dogs and Englishmen"- I've always wanted to ask someone what that phrase really means?
The full expression is "mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun."

This is from the days of the British Empire, especially the Raj in India. The native inhabitants, used to the heat, would sensibly go indoors in the heat of the mid-day sun. But the British didn't like to change their routines for such trifling things as 100 degree heat, so continued to parade around in the hottest part of the day, often dressed up in full suits. Hence the expression, comparing the idiocy of the British with rabid dogs, memorably made into a song by Noel Coward.

http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/fo...Englishmen.htm
April 27th, 2012  
viper2007
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 42RM
The full expression is "mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun."

This is from the days of the British Empire, especially the Raj in India. The native inhabitants, used to the heat, would sensibly go indoors in the heat of the mid-day sun. But the British didn't like to change their routines for such trifling things as 100 degree heat, so continued to parade around in the hottest part of the day, often dressed up in full suits. Hence the expression, comparing the idiocy of the British with rabid dogs, memorably made into a song by Noel Coward.

http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/fo...Englishmen.htm

Aaaaahhhh....

And I thought the Aussies were crazy enough to do that...
April 27th, 2012  
AniLand
 
That is wonderful!!!!!!!!!
 


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