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Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Glengavel » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:07 am

Halfway there!
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Glengavel » Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:51 pm

Can't think of another clue without actually giving the answer.

Surely someone else in here must have been brought up on The Sunday Post! They're just not admitting to it...
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby rohan » Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:50 pm

Glengavel wrote:Can't think of another clue without actually giving the answer.

Surely someone else in here must have been brought up on The Sunday Post! They're just not admitting to it...


I read the cartoons avidly when visiting a friend of my parents who took the SP, but I couldn't tell you who drew them.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:49 pm

Daughter wanted a newspaper of her own when she was 10, so we got her that for a while. Does the H stand for Highwayman and the TM for the guy who wrote it? Wikipedia doesn't seem very keen on the history
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Glengavel » Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:00 pm

No, but Wikipedia does mention THM I'm referring to.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:42 pm

Glengavel wrote:No, but Wikipedia does mention THM I'm referring to.

Presumably THM is The HON Man, a generic name for a group of peripatetic reporters interviewing people around the country. HON being Holiday On Nothing.

And I had never heard of The Sunday Post before now!

The wonders of the web, eh?
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Glengavel » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:37 pm

CharlesT wrote:
Glengavel wrote:No, but Wikipedia does mention THM I'm referring to.

Presumably THM is The HON Man, a generic name for a group of peripatetic reporters interviewing people around the country. HON being Holiday On Nothing.

And I had never heard of The Sunday Post before now!

The wonders of the web, eh?


Charles, thank you for putting us out of my misery.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:13 pm

A triumph for ignorance! Thank you.

a,o,a,s all preceded by a word with initial letter D were important locations within D R
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:00 pm

Is it Dal Riada containing Dun ollie, Dun averty and Dun sererick. Can't guess the other a
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:08 pm

Sgurr wrote:Is it Dal Riada containing Dun ollie, Dun averty and Dun sererick. Can't guess the other a

Good enough

Dunadd, Dunollie, Dunaverty and Dunseverack were all Dal Riata royal forts. Surprised you didn't get Dunadd which was the principal one.

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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:30 pm

I knew it wouldn't be frivolous.


With the aid of JG's Pa certain type of person was enabled to enrich themselves considerably.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:41 am

I maybe should have said more properly JG's L
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:23 pm

Most people have forgotten all about JG and refer to it simply as TML
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Glengavel » Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:31 am

Sgurr wrote:Most people have forgotten all about JG and refer to it simply as TML


Does the T in TML stand for 'The'?

(grasping at straws here...)
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Sgurr » Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:15 pm

Yes, it does, and people got wealthier because they were enabled to do whatever they had been doing more accurately and faster.
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