Lay for the Day 5th
Monty Pythons Flying Circus is broadcast for the first time.
now for something completely different.
Ways: an Eclogue
Passenger: Excuse me,
is this the way to Forestonehatch?
Local: Beg pardon?
Local: Not round here.
Down that ways Furrysnatch
What do you reckon?
Local: Is it Furrysnatch
Driver: Actually its
Beauchamphall were looking for.
Local: Oh, Bumhole
Local: Right then.
Along here, to the bottom, and youll come to the abbey
Passenger: Allen St
Local: Arsecrack, thats
it, and about a quarter of a mile on, theres a lane on the right,
with the big old gateposts just before it, and the sign for the manor
Local: You know these
Passenger: No, no.
Its what it says on the map. Do we turn right at Northby Chase?
it. Go down by Knobcheese till you reach the lake
Passenger: He means
this place. So will we see this lake, then, Carthoops Mere?
Local: Ar, Crapsmear,
youll be seeing it all right. Alongside the railway, left under
Driver: Look, its
nearly dark. Cant we just go straight on? See, this way, by Further
Local: You dont
want Fartwhift. That roads all flooded after the rain Saturday night.
No, you go along there by the reservoir, and youll come to a place
at the end
Local: Twat, sir, yes.
And by the church, theres your turn marked. Course you could come
round by Furrysnatch, but this ways shorter. Arsecrack, Knobcheese,
and just up past Twat, thats Bumhole, with a lovely view of Crapsmear.
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