Friday, 20 May 2011

Proper Quotes from Proper People 1

A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.

Samuel Johnson

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Karen said...

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
--Samuel Johnson

wastedpapiers said...

"I like pickled onions, I like piccalilli,
Pickled cabbage is all right with a bit of cold meat on a
Sunday night,
I can go tomatoes, but what I do prefer
Is a little bit of cucum, cucum, cucum, little bit of

Song by Harry Champion - Lyrics T. Connor

Russell 'C.J.' Duffy said...

Karen>>>I must bear that quote in mind. Very noteworthy.

Russell 'C.J.' Duffy said...

wastedpapiers>>>I love all those old music hall greats especially Marie Lloyd and this one in particular:
"she sits among her cabbages and peas"
Well I never!!

wastedpapiers said...

Cucumbers in the news again - the killer variety!