And Now for Something Completely Different! (was: Monty Python (was: Freeware Python editor))
garys at ihug.com.au
Sun Nov 4 06:05:42 CET 2001
> You're missing one important link that is well represented in the
> python-list archives: The Goon Show -- with Spike Milligan and
> Peter Sellars. The Goon Show was a BBC radio show that was the
> inspiration for Monty Python.
> Spike Milligan beat out John Cleese for 1st place in the BBC's
> millenium poll of the top 10 funniest people:
The patriot (scoundrel??) in me wishes to point out that Spike was / is an
Australian - though I imagine many Brits would be somewhat upset to learn
He was also I believe the author of the immortal limerick:
"There was a young man from Wooloomooloo (*)
Whose limericks always finished on line two."
(* - or somewhere ending in "oo" - can't remember now)
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