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Old 09-12-2010, 06:15 PM
TriPolar TriPolar is offline
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Originally Posted by guizot View Post
Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
I forgot when I said it happened in 1991, could you remind me?
You didn't say it; sugaree said it.
Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
Did you just mean it seemed improbable, as opposed to it being bewildering?
Both. It was an American TV show that had aired 30 years before. She was a British tourist in China--in 1984.

Doesn't that qualify?
Why is it bewildering that a British woman would not have great admiration for a great comedic talent. Is this a British thing? Would you be less bewildered if the shirt had a picture of Spike Milligan on it? Or are you an anti-comedite? Would it have been different if the picture was of William Godfrey? I'm bewildered by the dearth of people shouting 'Phil Silvers' when they see a picture of the Dalai Lama.

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