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8470.  Fri Sep 24, 2004 6:56 am Reply with quote

Brackett is the good-looking one with a funny accent.

8474.  Fri Sep 24, 2004 10:08 am Reply with quote

But you're all good-looking and we can't tell accents until you speak!

Frederick The Monk
8487.  Sat Sep 25, 2004 11:18 am Reply with quote

Just like Garbo.

8536.  Wed Sep 29, 2004 4:20 pm Reply with quote

brackett wrote:
FLASH, you must come into the bookshop and pay us a visit. We have been open two days now, today being out third, and did that make sense? I have no idea. And as we are so busy and hectic i am happy to announce that i have no time to care. or care about spelling. Just come in FLASH and check the progress.

That, I might add, is an invitation to all of you QIians.

Ok I'm new here, what's this about a bookshop?

Frederick The Monk
8537.  Wed Sep 29, 2004 5:00 pm Reply with quote

It's a book shop, a bar, a club and an excellent tap-dancing venue right in the heart of Oxford, on Turl Street.

8588.  Fri Oct 01, 2004 12:13 pm Reply with quote

Well I visited the shop again today and I used the requested QI Forum member greeting of:
..which was met with apparent incomprehension from the young lady serving me. In fact I think she might have been a bit taken aback by my use of the word “bloody” in which case, can you please explain to her and pass on my apologies if she was offended.

8589.  Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:21 pm Reply with quote

Ha Ha, that would have been either Kathrine or Barbara. You should have asked for the funny accented man. What did you think of it? Did you buy a book? Did you have a drink in the bar? Dammit man, so many questions, so little time, let us know....

8590.  Fri Oct 01, 2004 2:08 pm Reply with quote

Funny, I've always thought of Sapientum as a woman, only with sideburns. That's aliasses for you.

8591.  Fri Oct 01, 2004 3:55 pm Reply with quote

Oh, I don't actually know. I only used the word 'Man' in a way that only I am capable of doing. The completely wrong way. Sapi, who are you, man? woman?

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8620.  Wed Oct 06, 2004 12:04 pm Reply with quote

Jenny, your guardian friend UNI came in to the bookshop today. She seemed a bit miffed that Carson McCullers was in Suburbia. But was unable to suggest another appropriate place for it to be put in.

8638.  Thu Oct 07, 2004 7:19 pm Reply with quote

Oh that's funny! I'm glad she found her way in there - she's a thoroughly delightful person, and I'm hoping to see her when I come over in December (combining with a visit to your good selves at the book shop of course).

9792.  Sat Oct 30, 2004 8:16 am Reply with quote

Well, no-one has ever asked me for some bloody service, so that means it must have been Barbara. (Incidentally, my name is spelt with a C, which is infinitely superior.)

25014.  Tue Sep 27, 2005 7:53 am Reply with quote

Frederick the Monk wrote:
It's a book shop, a bar, a club and an excellent tap-dancing venue right in the heart of Oxford, on Turl Street.

I first read that as "lap dancing" and was tempted to give it a visit next time I was in Oxford.


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