Lemon curry?

A brief history of Dr E Vibenstein1

All facts2 verified by someone whose mother's friend's cousin's ex-husband's milkman was once on the same train as the late Norris McWhirter3.

Man looking a bit unwell after eating a pot noodle

Dr E Vibenstein4 was born, through no fault of his own, in the week that Amazing Grace by the Pipes And Drums Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards was the number one single, a trauma from which he never quite recovered.

The seeds of his literary career were sown when, at the tender age of seven, he received perhaps the ultimate accolade - the joke he sent to The Beano was chosen as "Joke Of The Week".

Having comprehensively failed to become a rich and successful rock star, EV was bitten by the Internet bug in 1997, and after a course of painful injections, inaugurated a website of his very own, which has attracted enthusiastic e-mails from all over the world, not all of which have been "get rich quick" schemes or invitations to websites containing pornographic material.

The much missed John Peel.

Since discovering h2g2 in the late 20th century, EV has had numerous guide entries accepted, encompassing such diverse subjects as John Peel, cake, and the tact and diplomacy of Prince Philip. He retired from a long and rewarding career as an ACE in 2004, although he remains a Guru and a Scotsman, and is now married5 to fords with a gorgeous screaming dervish of a daughter. All correspondence regarding Nigerian money laundering schemes should be sent here.

Get out more!

Two people chundering their guts up spectacularly.The Scottish Researchers Group6 would really like you to celebrate Towel Day in Edinburgh on May 11th. If you can't make that one, keep an eye on the other upcoming community events7.

Let's get ready to grumble.

Tetchy? Irritable? Or just plain miserable? Join P.U.D.D.I.N.G.8 and say it loud: I'm grumpy and proud! smiley - steam

I have too many badge(r)s now.

The (un)Official Formula One Supporters' ClubI wish to register a complaint!

A badger!

What are you talking about?

I wonder what this does.

1Dr E Vibenstein is keen to point out that he is not a doctor of medicine.2Except this one.3He wasn't dead at the time, obviously, but he may well have been late, as he was on a train after all.4"EV" to his friends, enemies, and people who have never met him.5Sorry ladies.6Judean People's Front? We're the People's Front of Judea! etc.7Some of which may not be entirely alcohol-related.8People United in Defence of Depression, Irritability and Natural Grumpiness.


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