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QuoteHe claims he became interested in punk rock after reading about Johnny Rotten vomiting on an aeroplane
QuoteBusta Rhymes Island is a proposed name for an otherwise unnamed island in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.; The name refers to the rapper Busta Rhymes. The island is located in Mill Pond in Shrewsbury and measures 40 by 40 feet (12 m × 12 m). The proposal was made by Shrewsbury resident Kevin O'Brien who began frequenting and caring for the upkeep of the island. O'Brien stated he wanted it to be called Busta Rhymes Island as it had "rope-swinging, blueberries, and ... stuff Busta would enjoy."
Quote"Work Bitch" is an electronic dance music (EDM) song containing mostly spoken lyrics, where Spears repeatedly exhorts "bitches" to "get to work".
Quote from: An tSaoi on March 20, 2021, 06:17:36 PMhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Work_Bitch
QuoteYou want a hot body? You want a Bugatti?You want a Maserati? You better work bitchYou want a Lamborghini? Sippin' martinis?Look hot in a bikini? You better work bitchYou wanna live fancy? Live in a big mansion?Party in France?You better work bitch, you better work bitchYou better work bitch, you better work bitchNow get to work bitch! (Ahh)Now get to work bitch! (Ahh)
QuoteButter tea is the national beverage. It is ideal in the extreme climatic and geographical conditions of the Tibetan plateau due to its high butter content.
Quote from: dissolute ocelot on March 24, 2021, 09:31:30 PMFrom the article on Tibetan cuisine:
QuoteKilcoole Railway Station, platform "services". The display sign doesn't work but it's rumored that the voice of the Fat Controller can be heard at midnight on a clear night with a full moon
QuoteKilcoole Railway Station. In anticipation of the Mediterranean climate expected due to Global Warming the station is in the new Irish Rail al fresco style. The rocks will protect the station from the inevitable rise in sea level. This is a fine example of Irish Rail planning.
QuoteThe commuter stop at Kilcoole. The rocks are to prevent the Irish Sea from washing away the railway and to provide shelter to the commuters in the windy conditions prevalent at the sea shore. To maximise the benefit, commuters are advised to lie in the ground during stormy weather.
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on March 05, 2021, 03:23:20 PMhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Busta_Rhymes_Island
Quote from: phes on March 24, 2021, 11:10:49 PMThis is probably because the higher altitude and lower pressure lowers the boiling point of water. If the altitude is high enough (likely in tibet) and the boiling point gets low enough then the water isn't hot enough to make good tea. The dairy presumably raises the boiling point.Edit: na, apparently they just boil it for fucking hours instead
QuoteAs of 2016, Beatport's electronic music catalog includes 75 releases which include the word 'octopus' in their title.
Quote from: dissolute ocelot on March 29, 2021, 05:35:53 PM Not even as a section of Cephalopods in popular culture:
Quote from: dissolute ocelot on March 29, 2021, 05:35:53 PMAnyway, I was looking up Lovecraft film adaptations and found List of squid-faced humanoids. Shorter than Giant squid in popular culture but much longer than the list of human-faced squid, which appears not to exist. Not even as a section of Cephalopods in popular culture:
Quote from: jenna appleseed on April 22, 2021, 01:15:10 AMAparentally "While filming an item for Countryfile in 2002, Strachan entered the World Gurning competition at Egremont Crab Fair. To her surprise she won the Ladies' World Gurning Crown." unrelated weird are we sure this is genuinely a fact"Strachan is allergic to elephants".
QuoteThe method of choice in the treatment of asthma is to find the causative allergen and direct the patient to avoid it. Unfortunately this is not often achieved. This is believed to be the first recorded case of elephant allergy, and the patient was successfully treated by avoiding contact with elephants.
QuoteIn 1997, he revealed that he had abandoned celibacy and that he had a relationship with a Cockney boxer.
Quote from: Inspector Norse on May 04, 2021, 07:42:17 PMVisit the page of a '50s footballer out of mild curiosity regarding his unusual surname, stay for the macabre but moving final line. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Willemse
QuoteIt is peculiar among the Passeriformes for having spermatozoa with a rounded head
Quote from: phantom_power on May 05, 2021, 08:59:06 AMhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byker_Grove#StorylinesIn the show's final episode the characters discover that they do not exist and are the creation of unseen characters known as "The Writers" who plan to conclude the show by demolishing the Grove. However numerous present and former Grove members buy enough time for the characters to re-write the ending so that the club will remain open forever
QuoteKane Gang – writers of the original theme music, a development from the "Ooh Gary Davies on your radio" jingle for BBC Radio 1.
QuoteBut why are the kids crying?
QuoteMarc Burrows@20thcenturymarcAnyone complaining about the Line of Duty finale should remember that after 18 years Byker Grove ended with all the characters becoming aware they were in a TV show with no free will of their own, fending off a T.Rex attack and ultimately being blasted into a void of nothingness.14:55 · 03 May 21 · Twitter Web App
Quote from: Ambient Sheep on May 06, 2021, 03:11:05 AMNope, it's true. I saw it myself a couple of years back.Funnily enough it just got mentioned on Twitter the other day during the Line of Duty furore:(from https://twitter.com/20thcenturymarc/status/1389216956876722179)His next tweet linked to a fuller description (make sure you read to the end of the thread):https://tvforum.uk/tvhome/byker-grove-23192
Quote from: Ambient Sheep on May 06, 2021, 03:11:05 AMHis next tweet linked to a fuller description (make sure you read to the end of the thread):https://tvforum.uk/tvhome/byker-grove-23192
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