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(Facesaving item just this second remembered from same documentary: WISPA narrowly avoided being marketed as ROMBO)[…]

Pop’s Romo Roots!
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Pop’s Romo Roots!: this fansite to production and songwriting team Xenomania (Sugababes, Girls Aloud, Dannii, Abs, assorted others) has a couple of very intriguing entries – Xenomania started off as remixers of choice to the Romo ‘a[…]

Fantastic though his mishearing is
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Fantastic though his mishearing is, the word Mark’s looking for is “countline”. But what does “countline” mean? (It refers to pretty much all bar-type or tube-type chocolate and sweets) I’ve vaguely assumed the &#8[…]

Re: Alan’s shape query
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Re: Alan’s shape query: years ago I saw a documentary about the marketing campaign for Yorkie, during which they announced that it belonged to (as I heard it) the “cantiline bar” category. Googling now I can only find this engineeri[…]

At the party to celebrate my upcoming wedding
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At the party to celebrate my upcoming wedding a couple of Fridays ago, we finished the night with Mr. Acker Bilk’s “Stranger On The Shore”. After some frenzied numbers it was a signal to wind things up, turn the lights back on, put […]

Worst Guardian Pop Music Story EVER!
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Worst Guardian Pop Music Story EVER!: Yes, quite a claim I know, but go and check it out yourselves and gawp at i) the staggering idiocy of the ‘researchers’ and ii) the desperation and gullibility of the ‘newspaper’ recycling[…]

Kit Kat Kubes
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Kit Kat Kubes are not shaped like cubes. In fact they are no shape at all*!. A kicking-cuh Kube turns out to be a shortened piece of single-finger, regliar KitKat, a fact you can’t tell until you buy the opaque and overpriced pack. If they had […]

SCIENCE IS YOUR FRIEND #1
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SCIENCE IS YOUR FRIEND #1: A musician I knew a bit – I’d written a little story on him – invited me to his house, somewhere in Essex on the banks of the Thames. He was throwing a barbecue for family and friends, and it was a nice wa[…]

Fish can seem a bit boring
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Fish can seem a bit boring, but then two of my favourite things are swimming and eating. I found myself gazing into a fishtank the other day. I was waiting to go into an interview. The fish were calming but in fact I started thinking about whether or[…]

Well the return of Inspector Frost was dire
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Well the return of Inspector Frost was dire, despite featuring a demented tango competition dancer dismembering her partners for being not good enough PLUS a scene set in a yard stacked high with thousands of busted fridges which suddenly all fell ov[…]

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