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September 16, 2007

Explaining Blackpool

I once requested the wine list in Blackpool's 'finest' eaterie, to be told 'the wine this week is red'.

Jasper Gerard.

I'm sure that's a very old joke and entirely unoriginal but so what, eh?

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What's your point? 'Ha, ha, Blackpool's shit?'

Tim adds: Err, no, it's a joke by Jasper Garard. I also point out that I'm sure it's a very old one. Just thought it was an amusing joke, that's all.

Posted by: Justin | Sep 17, 2007 8:31:32 AM

One of my favourite phrases in the English language is 'Jasper Gerard is away'.

Posted by: Justin | Sep 17, 2007 9:29:42 AM

Kingsley Amis used to say that the three most terrifying words in the English language were, "red or white?"

Posted by: David Gillies | Sep 17, 2007 4:10:54 PM