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This is such a shock I only saw Norman last week

 

RIP Nlorman

 

How was he looking?

 

He looked good

 

Is there a Madame Tussauds on the Isle of Man?

 

 

No they could not afford it

Oh a guessing game. I like these.

 

Did you see him in a film Yvonne?

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This is such a shock I only saw Norman last week

 

RIP Nlorman

 

How was he looking?

 

He looked good

Amazing...Considering the fact that he suffered a series of strokes..

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Finally got a hit in 2010. Thought it would never come.

 

The one time I went to Albania in the 90s I saw Wales v Albania and the Welsh fans wore Norman Wisdom hats. I don't think the locals knew what was going on.

 

And why the hell are Sharon and Ruby Mohammed still alive? (that's Ariel Sharon, obviously not Sharon Mohammed).

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Sounds like he had a pretty poor life to start with...

His mother left home when he was nine, leaving him in the charge of his alcoholic father. His father gave him away to a family in Deal, Kent. The young Norman eventually tracked down his father, only to have the door slammed in his face when he showed up. He never saw him again.

Leaving school at 13, he became an errand boy with a grocery store, He also worked as a a coal miner, waiter and cabin-boy, where the crew would make him box for money.

As a teenager, he slept rough on the streets until someone suggested he join the army, seeing service in India and finally finding somewhere he felt he belonged.

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I don't think anybody picked him as the sixth death of 2010..

 

2 people picked him as the 6th death. myself and one other

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Did Maryport just kill Norman Wisdom?

 

Uncanny post by Maryport - 1 hour 19 minutes latter to have then have Dead added as the next post especially since the previous post was on May the 17th - That sort of closeness only happens on the real deathbed cases.

 

Class act Sir Norman, you hit your comic timing again.

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2 people picked him as the 6th death. myself and one other

 

And me.

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I don't think anybody picked him as the sixth death of 2010..

 

2 people picked him as the 6th death. myself and one other

I couldn't find the thread last night - I was relying on memory when I posted that.

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QUOTE (Spade_Cooley @ Oct 4 2010, 10:27 PM)

Did Maryport just kill Norman Wisdom?

 

There's no evidence!

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QUOTE (Spade_Cooley @ Oct 4 2010, 10:27 PM)

Did Maryport just kill Norman Wisdom?

There's no evidence!

You say that like it's going to be a problem.

 

Your innocence won't last long on the inside MPFC.

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QUOTE (Spade_Cooley @ Oct 4 2010, 10:27 PM)

Did Maryport just kill Norman Wisdom?

There's no evidence!

You say that like it's going to be a problem.

 

Your innocence won't last long on the inside MPFC.

 

 

Haha, you'll have a bumhole like the flag of Japan!

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I didn't see it myself, but I am told that Sky were covering the story, and announced that they were shortly going to be showing a clip of Leslie Phillips giving his memories of Norman. As they went to the next story, they ran a line underneath reading "Norman Wisdom dies, Leslie Phillips next" :o

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It is to be a public funeral:

 

http://www.manxradio.com/newsread.aspx?id=47852

I think the least you could do, as the Poet Laureate of the IOM, would be to compose a special poem and read it out at his sevice.

Granted, they may not let you into the church but a stout box to stand on and a megaphone would suffice.

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The Norman Wisdom story is on BBC 2 now

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I liked Norman but his time was well up.

A good innings.

Would have loved to be at his funeral...

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