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by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

And exile, where is "Half a Cow" on that menu?
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

Why Lincolnshire? Is there a surplus of earthworms there?
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's Been a Long Time Between Matches
Replies: 1
Views: 329

It's Been a Long Time Between Matches

From the looks of some of the topics being discussed recently, people are running out of legitimate football items. Let's start a real rumour. BFC are being sold to Venky's.....and tomorrow the world will end. Same thing.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

And "Moosehead" Beer is the last major brand of suds in Canada still owned by Canadians. So, I'm proud to recognize my mooses.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

That reference to how Canadians pronounce the word "out" is a complete fabrication, made up by some American with nothing else to do in their spare time. But we DO use the word "eh" a lot.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

Political correctness has not reached the art form that it is in Britain so much in Canada, yet. The last time I was in England, I was upbraided for even mentioning that the other team had a black player, and that we would probably lose because of that fact. All I was really doing was making a factu...
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

You should post a picture of one of Cherry's suits, exile. People across the pond wouldn't believe it. But, of course, it's all about his self-promotion. He constantly shags off European hockey players, but he's married to a Swedish woman. A total hypocrite. And why are you an expert on poutine, as ...
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

A different artist did Rem and Stimpy, back in the '90s, I believe. Much more avant garde. you never saw Rocky and Bullwinkle farting a green haze. R & B were a product of the '60s.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

dsr, elk in North America are called caribou, and still have large annual migrations across the Arctic Circle. They forage mostly on moss and lichen, and are confined to the Barrens. Moose, the largest four-legged beasts on earth, next to musk oxen, live in or near lakes and streams, below the tree ...
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

Another good one was Beanie and Cecil, but I don't know if it ever made it across the pond.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

And Bosscat, the only time Rocky and Bullwinkle (possibly the funniest cartoon show of all time) were involved in any kind of sporting activity was when they played football (American version) for Wotsamatta U., and were nearly thwarted by Boris Badanov and Natasha, under the orders of the nefarious...
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

The guy who drew the "hart" must have been the worst artist of all time. I've been to the Toronto Zoo several times. That's a moose. Don't get the mooses mad. They get very angry when aroused, and have very good union representation.
by ontario claret
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

Watch it, exile. Keep on mentioning poutine and people will start to think that you're some kind of frog lover. What would Don Cherry think of you?
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

You mistake weight with obesity, my friend. Canadians (at least those, like myself, who are 6th generation Canadians) tend to be taller and more naturally muscular than those of you who filled out the "territorial" ranks of the British Army in the last world war. When my uncle went ashore on D-Day, ...
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Why Do They Wear a Moose on Their Badge?

Discussion about hornets on another topic has led me to ask myself about something else that has always confused me. Why do Watford FC wear a moose on their badge when they're nicknamed "The Hornets". I'm from Canada, and I know a moose when I see one. In fact, there were a couple in my backyard las...
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

True story, but I forget the guy's name. Thing is, if he hadn't taken up jogging, he would have died 10 years earlier. He was only a tiny, little shrimp of a man. Probably in-bred somewhere in England.
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If laziness was an event
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: If laziness was an event

You take that back. Frank is a gentleman, at least.
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Honda - Possibly going to close Swindon plant 2022
Replies: 60
Views: 2277

Re: Honda - Possibly going to close Swindon plant 2022

When I first saw this post, I thought they were going to close Swindon. Wouldn't be such a bad thing, except it would be harder to get a train to Bristol.
by ontario claret
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

Listen, whatever your taste in "food", (the last time I had black pudding, it tried to crawl off of my plate, and I had to stab it repeatedly in order to make it behave itself), just remember that a flame-broiled burger (cooked over a charcoal briquette grill), is always superior to a fried, assembl...
by ontario claret
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This quote says a lot about Sam Vokes
Replies: 7
Views: 2422

Re: This quote says a lot about Sam Vokes

Why wouldn't he feel love at Turf Moor? Top class individuals are always shown respect in return.
by ontario claret
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: USS Hornet found
Replies: 18
Views: 2290

Re: USS Hornet found

I thought this was a thread about Watford FC.
by ontario claret
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McDonald's Hamburgers
Replies: 98
Views: 5293

Re: McDonald's Hamburgers

I consider myself an expert on hamburgers, having always lived in North America. Mickey D's (McDonald's) has always led the pack, thanks largely to snappy advertising campaigns ("You deserve a break today, So get up and get away, To McDonald's," was one of the better ones, almost as good as some of ...
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn v Burnley 1978 fighting on the fair ground fighting on the streets
Replies: 77
Views: 6722

Re: Blackburn v Burnley 1978 fighting on the fair ground fighting on the streets

Saw my first game at Turf Moor on a wet Tuesday night v. Newcastle. Announced attendance was somewhere in the 9,000s, as I remember. But it was the last home game before the Blackburn away game on the Easter weekend, and all the Longside wanted to sing about was how they were going to beat Rovers aw...
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: how many Clarets have had a sausage named after 'em
Replies: 23
Views: 1847

Re: how many Clarets have had a sausage named after 'em

Your Mrs. had the sausage? Hmmmm.
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superbowl
Replies: 150
Views: 4955

Re: Superbowl

Timothy McVie was the guy who blew up the federal building in Oklahoma City. Went to Starpoint High School, in the north west corner of New York state, just north of Buffalo.
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superbowl
Replies: 150
Views: 4955

Re: Superbowl

McVay. Yep. That guy. (And he's very young. Still in his 30s.) And Gurley's had 2 weeks to rest. RBs are forever playing hurt. That's why their careers are so short.
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superbowl
Replies: 150
Views: 4955

Re: Superbowl

Here's the inside scoop. The key to the game will be whether the Patriots can shut down Todd Gurley, the best running back in the NFL right now. It'll be Gurley left, Gurley right, Gurley up the middle. Bill Belichick is still the best coach in the league, and usually comes up with a game plan to st...
by ontario claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greek Superleague
Replies: 5
Views: 1379

Greek Superleague

So far, 4 matches completed today and a grand total of 3 goals scored. People actually pay to watch this stuff?
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Meanwhile in the Championship...
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Re: Meanwhile in the Championship...

Always like to see the Horse Botherers ship 5. But how about Brentford? Next destination the Prem?!?!?
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Streams for fellow Clarets
Replies: 15
Views: 1551

Re: Streams for fellow Clarets

"Streams"? I thought you meant the Brun.
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scottish Claymores v. Italian Ginos
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Scottish Claymores v. Italian Ginos

Any truth to the rumour that rugby is a two-hand touch game in Italy? The rampaging Scots ran in 5 unreplied against the unwitting opposition before taking their foot off of the gas pedal. Look out Ireland, here we come!
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Streams for fellow Clarets
Replies: 15
Views: 1551

Re: Streams for fellow Clarets

What did you expect for nothing?
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

Sorry if you showed up at The Creek today, Boatshed, but BMF had an FA Vase game at Willand Rovers that I knew nothing about. If you're in the area sometime in the next week and a half, stop by the clubhouse and I'll try to make it up to you.
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Boatshed Bill
Replies: 0
Views: 238

FAO Boatshed Bill

Bristol Manor Farm had an away game in the FA Vase against Willand Rovers that wasn't very well publicized. Sorry for you inconvenience if you showed up at The Creek and you were the only one there. If you're in the vicinity sometime in the week and a half, drop into the clubhouse and I'll try to ma...
by ontario claret
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horrendous shade of blue
Replies: 10
Views: 1866

Re: Horrendous shade of blue

The longer this conversation goes, the less chance of anything approaching normal human behaviour gets. Go back to your cartoon postings and your crayons. I'm sure that there's something on the boob tube designed for people with I.Q.s under 50 (like yours) right now. Or maybe there's a test pattern ...
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horrendous shade of blue
Replies: 10
Views: 1866

Re: Horrendous shade of blue

"Songs" (I wouldn't even call it that) about buying the wrong bananas. Beyond stupid.
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Icardi ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

Re: Icardi ...

I'd prefer it if this post was about Bacardi. Ron, to be exact.
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

Uh oh. Just found out that the BMF clubhouse is only open for 3 hours every evening. I guess that's to cut down on the binge drinking. After the reaction to the Crouch signing, I'm sure there's been an upswing in binge drinking among the Burnley support.
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guess who.
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Guess who.

"Shambolic". Good word. Did you get a new dictionary for Christmas? Either that or you subscribe to the Sun.
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inter v Lazio
Replies: 4
Views: 924

Re: Inter v Lazio

Have they tried to burn down the stadium yet?
by ontario claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pull your head out of your...
Replies: 16
Views: 1595

Re: Pull your head out of your...

"Butt" what did you expect? Everybody is never "behind" both the manager or the board. There are always malingerers pulling up the "rear".
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

Thanks, bb. I'll let Geoff know. You'll be one of the guys wearing a Burnley woolly hat. In Canada we call them "toques". It's from the French, meaning "woolly hat". :)
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

When I first started to follow them, they were playing the odd year in the First Division (which actually means last division) of the Western League and getting average "crowds" of 61. They're come a long way since then.
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

Yep. Home to Thatcham Town.Regular kick-off time, 3pm. Should I tell Geoff to look for you? Getting crowds of close to 300 these days. You might be hard to find.
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

I assume so. They play almost every Saturday, unless the weather doesn't cooperate.Just a sec and I'll check their schedule.
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Arfield
Replies: 49
Views: 5113

Re: Scott Arfield

OH, NO!!!! My worst nightmare might have just happened. Ask Crouch if he still has his kit from Dulwich Hamlet. He's the type who would look so good "Pretty in Pink".
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 9802

Re: Devon clarets

Good chance that I might see you next week, because I'm booking a trip over tomorrow. Hope to leave here Sunday and be there for Monday. It would only be a bonus to see some bright, smiling Claret faces in the coming couple of weeks. Any takers. Anybody have a taste for Strongbow's hard cider. I thi...
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Longside
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: The Longside

Are ye seeing things, lad? Drifting in and out of the fog of past memories.
by ontario claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's Going Out of the League?
Replies: 11
Views: 1768

Who's Going Out of the League?

This is the question that always intrigues me most, probably because it's always somebody different every year. Looks like Notts County for sure. What a bunch of knobs, and little ones at that. Sorry, that's their chairman. But they're in a horrible mess. And is this the year that Morecombe finally ...