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Poor showing for a Swamiji Sri Sri thing. Should've at least tried another 39 hospital dashes before snuffing.

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Vaughan Oliver, the graphic designers for some of the Pixies most well known albums is dead at 62

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7 hours ago, Joey Russ said:

Vaughan Oliver, the graphic designers for some of the Pixies most well known albums is dead at 62

If only we had an art thread

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Twitter reports the death of Neil Innes

no link sorry

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5 minutes ago, time said:

Twitter reports the death of Neil Innes

no link sorry

Take it back and say it ain't so!

 

Noooooooooooo!!!!!!! Hold my hand, yeah yeah, hold my hand, yeah, yeah...:(

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Ah man. Biggest shame is that he didn't live long enough to dance on Eric Idle's grave.

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38 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

Well, they rather fancy it here with Mark Lewisohn and David Quantick quoted: https://www.beyondthejoke.co.uk/content/8160/neil-innes-dies

 

Which rather suggests it is true. RIP you legend.

 

Edit: Time for a Rutles Death Curse Thread as a companion piece to the Beatles one?

When the I saw the mirror notification - Monty Python star dies I thought it was Terry Jones.

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44 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

Well, they rather fancy it here with Mark Lewisohn and David Quantick quoted: https://www.beyondthejoke.co.uk/content/8160/neil-innes-dies

 

Which rather suggests it is true. RIP you legend.

 

Edit: Time for a Rutles Death Curse Thread as a companion piece to the Beatles one?

Definitely not existing anymore then.:(.

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.... RIP Neil Innes

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5 minutes ago, Sir Creep said:

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You know that's a different Neil, don't you?

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Here's a listmania for everyone mentioned on "The Intro and the Outro"

 

"Legs" Larry Smith - alive
Martin "Sam Spoons" Ash - died 2018
Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell- alive
Neil Innes - died 2019
Rodney Slater- alive
Roger Ruskin Spear- alive
Vivian Stanshall - died 1995

Eric Clapton - alive

John Wayne - died 1979
Robert Morley - died 1992
Billy Butlin - died 1980
Adolf Hitler - was dead at song's release
Princess Anne - alive
Liberace - died 1987
Garner Ted Armstrong - died 2003
Lord Snooty and his Pals - not real. Although their original Beano run ended in 1991
Harold Wilson - died 1995

Franklyn MacCormack - died 1971
Sir Kenneth Clark - died 1983
A session gorilla - average life expectancy of a gorilla in captivity is 40 years, so would have died around 2007

(Quintin Hogg's name was originally used in place of a session gorilla but he filed a legal complaint to stop it. He died 2001)
Incredible Shrinking Man - Grant Williams, who played the Incredible Shrinking Man, died 1985
Peter Scott - died 1989
Casanova - was dead at song's release
General Charles de Gaulle - died 1970
Roy Rogers - died 1998
Trigger - was dead at song's release

Wild Man of Borneo - date of death unknown but would have been 105 if alive when the song was released

Count Basie Orchestra - still in existence and touring despite Basie dying in 1984
The Rawlinsons - Trevor Howard died 1988, Vivian Stanshall in 1995
Dan Druff - a scalp condition
Quasimodo - not a real person
Brainiac - not a real person. His creator Otto Binder died 1974
Val Doonican - died 2015
Max Jaffa - died 1991
Zebra Kid - died 1977

Horace Batchelor - died 1977
J Arthur Rank - died 1972

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The Intro and the Outro is pure genius!  That takes me right back.

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Norma Tanega

According to Dusty Springfields facebook page her former partner/collaberator is dead of cancer at age 80

 

 

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41 minutes ago, time said:

I'm not surprised, stupid place to stand.

I wanted to say that he's the man, who created this bomber. He was an aviation engineer.

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3 minutes ago, Etushispushingupdaisies said:

I wanted to say that he's the man, who created this bomber. He was an aviation engineer.

 

I'm glad you didn't, as Time's reply gave me the biggest laugh I've had in a while.

By the way, it was clear what you meant,  nothing wrong with the phrase you used.  It just has two meanings, literal and metaphorical.

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1 minute ago, Toast said:

 

I'm glad you didn't, as Time's reply gave me the biggest laugh I've had in a while.

After all, English is not my native language. 

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2 minutes ago, Etushispushingupdaisies said:

After all, English is not my native language. 

 

I know, I just added a bit to my comment above.  Your English is fine!

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1 hour ago, time said:

 I'm not surprised, stupid place to stand.

 

Thank you, I needed that belly laugh... :) 

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4 hours ago, Etushispushingupdaisies said:

I wanted to say that he's the man, who created this bomber. He was an aviation engineer.

No offence intended, I saw an opening and went for it. Your English is fine, puts us monoglots to shame!

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2019 almost-wrap-up:

"Hall of Fame Bullfighter" Wick Peth died on the 27th at 87:

http://www.prorodeo.com/news-notes-archive/2019/12/31/hall-of-fame-bullfighter-wick-peth-passes-away

 

Former english national rugby player at Gloucester George Hastings, dead at 95:

https://www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk/2019/12/31/former-gloucester-rugby-player-george-hastings-passes-away-aged-95/

 

 

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