Conscientiously Objecting Pigeons

Adam, Terence and Lucy take on underwear… we’re also extremely ignorant about American sports!


Idioms:

  • Cut and run
  • Mum’s the word
  • Don’t get your knickers in a twist

Alternative names:

Drive-by Podcasting
Our bad history
Idiomatic Verb Phrases
Let’s Twist Again
Smokey Ghosts
Knicked my Bocks

Links:

Lavalier microphone

Pirates of the Caribbean

Johnny Depp

Disney Sheriff of Nottingham

How it’s made – Newspaper

Dennis Skinner

Oliver Twist

Blackadder

Assassin’s Creed

Elizabeth I (bit out on the date… again…)

Vietnam War

Iraq War

Brexit (such a horrible word)

David Cameron – whistling

Monty Python

And Now for Something Completely Different

Anime bloody nose trope

Royston Vasey

Corned Beef

Homing Pigeon

Kibosh

Vaudeville

Heelys

Return to Oz

The Craft

New York Knickerbockers

Knickerbocker glory

New York Knicks (also Knickerbockers, but basketball, a bit dull)

Google Books

Train from Katanga

Mills & Boon

Geordie Racer

Stottie cake

Pasty barm

Harmen Jansen Knickerbocker

Washington Irving

George Cruikshank

Bloomers

Plus fours

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Super Hairy Leg Time

Adam, Lucy and Deborah talk about the heat, again, and we also get into Terence’s hairy legs!


Idioms:

  • That old chestnut
  • Don’t cut your nose off to spite your face
  • Spinning a yarn

Alternative names:

Elongated Film Chat
Peter Molyneux Sucks
Floating Babies

Links:

Fable (2004 video game) – Wikipedia(great game)

Peter Molyneux – Wikipedia

Jack and the Beanstalk – Wikipedia

Lionhead Studios – Wikipedia

Bullfrog Productions – Wikipedia

Theme Hospital – Wikipedia

Theme Park World – Wikipedia

Dungeon Keeper – Wikipedia

Dungeon Keeper 2 – Wikipedia(one of the best games ever)

Godus – Wikipedia

Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube? – Wikipedia

Can Xerox be used as a synonym for photocopy? – Quora

Hoover vs. vacuum – Grammarist

Velcro – Hook-and-loop fastener – Wikipedia

Austin Powers – Wikipedia

Goldmember – Wikipedia

Hokusai – Wikipedia

The Great Wave off Kanagawa – Wikipedia

(Pokemon edition)The Great Wave Off Kanto by missypena on DeviantArt

Photorealism – Wikipedia

The Birth of Venus – Wikipedia

The Merchant of Venice – Wikipedia

Macbeth – Wikipedia

Henry IV of France – Wikipedia (not quite the Henriest Henry)

James Hardy Vaux – Wikipedia

Red thread of fate – Wikipedia

Minotaur – Wikipedia (Theseus!)

American Horror Story – Wikipedia

Bayeux Tapestry – Wikipedia

Mean Girls – Wikipedia

Freaky Friday (2003 film) – Wikipedia

Blade (film) – Wikipedia

Underworld (2003 film) – Wikipedia

The Weakest Link (UK game show) – Wikipedia

Star Wars – Wikipedia

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Ancient Custard Races

Idioms:

  1. Through thick and thin
  2. Every cloud has a silver lining
  3. Fly off the handle

Sponsored by:

No one, but we got the attention of a celebrity on Twitter.


Links:

More chickens than people (I didn’t actually believe this one, that’ll teach me…)

World population clock

Battery farming

Nandos (cheeky)

Wedding vows

CGI

Banana’s Introduced to the UK

It’s a Wonderful Life

Fat sign of wealth

Henriest Henry

Feeding the multitude (5000, woop)

Spartans

300 (60%… it deserves much more than that…)

Battle of Thermopylae (boom, got that one right)

Midas

The Land Before Time

Triceratops (not one of those dinosaurs that textbooks got wrong!)

Doomsday Book (got this one right too!)

Non-Newtonian fluid

Bird’s Custard (and this one, good podcast for vague history!)

Smash (the very phrase ‘instant mashed potato’ inspires dread)

Angel Delight

Chaucer

The Lord of the Rings (boring)

Rosetta Stone

Voynich Manuscript (didn’t recall this one though…)

Berenstain Bears Pawadox

Atlantis

Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Jason Momoa (will forever be Ronon from Stargate to me)

P. T. Barnum

Star Wars, misquoted

Bleeding Gums Murphy

Bleeding Gums’ voice actors (not JEL)

James Earl Jones

Kimba the White Lion

Talk to Frank

Horse Riding Pommel 

Korean War

New Scotland (the flag is a bit of a givaway)

Aftershow Links:

Ngram

Gutenberg Library (Project)


Rejected titles:

I hate risotto

Not Much CGI

Shoutout to JC

Disproportionate Dinosaur Ghosts

Non-Newtonian Podcast

Wallowing in Clouds

Atlantian Cloud Storage

Reasons Atlantis Fell

Happy Birthday Terence

We Still Have Clouds

New Scotland


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