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PostPosted: Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:59 pm 
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In England we've got a pundit on the footie (soccer if yer like) called Ron Atkinson, who comes out with all sorts of shite (known as "Ron-ism's"). Here's an example of one of them...<br><br>'(Man Utd's) Laurent Blanc's been caught by the quick ball over the top there. He was expecting The Troggs and they've gone and hit him with a right Frank Zappa.'<br><br>What the fuck does that mean then?  ???<br> <br>


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 1:44 pm 
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The Troggs were famous for not being able to play their instruments. There's supposed to be a tape floating around somewhere that has them in the studio constantly swearing when they try to play.<br><br>And of course we know FZ was one of the most accomplished musicians ever. So I would take it to mean that he was expecting somebody that didn't know what they were doing and ended up with someone that very much knew what to do.<br><br>

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 2:10 pm 
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[quote author=calvin2hikers link=board=quotes;num=1081468794;start=0#1 date=04/12/04 at 16:44:57]The Troggs were famous for not being able to play their instruments. There's supposed to be a tape floating around somewhere that has them in the studio constantly swearing when they try to play.<br><br>And of course we know FZ was one of the most accomplished musicians ever. So I would take it to mean that he was expecting somebody that didn't know what they were doing and ended up with someone that very much knew what to do.<br><br>[/quote]<br><br>That's good. Very good in fact. Although knowing his Ron-isms and other bollocks he spouts, he probably didn't mean that!<br> ;)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 3:54 pm 
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Hey, I took a shot at it. :D

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2004 9:09 am 
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Well it's been a bad day for the afore mentioned pundit. He's resigned (prior to being sacked) from TV and been sacked by The Guardian from his newspaper column. After commentating on Tuesday evening on a match between Chelsea & Monaco, he was broadcast saying "Fucking thick nigger" about a black players antics. He thought he was off air.<br>D'OH!!!!


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