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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Here's your recommended version of Winston's films: A87983662 - please go click the subscribe button!

Just out of interest, who's your favourite actor to play Winston?


Subbing Winston's films

Post 2

Bluebottle

Am I allowed to say Paul Eddington when playing Jim Hacker in 'Yes (Prime) Minister'?

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - laugh


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

"Since 1940 every Caucasian baby born in Britain has looked like Winston Churchill." I have to object. My daughter Laura was so beautiful that a midwife who turned into work came to find me to tell me that she was the most beautiful baby she had ever seen in her 30 years of midwifery. So I'm not just biased. She had jet black hair, deep-sapphire blue eyes, rosebud lips and a tiny button nose. I couldn't believe she was mine. smiley - loveblush

So can I change it to: Since 1940 almost all Caucasian babies born in Britain have looked like Winston Churchill.

smiley - tea

>>This was a disaster as, instead of securing vital strategic positions such as nearby high ground, the troops were so delighted to be beside the seaside that they started building sandcastles on the beach and playing in the sea.<< smiley - yikes did they really?


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Post 5

Bluebottle

Go on then, you can change it to 'almost all' smiley - winkeye

And yes, after the landing some troops stopped and played on the beach without securing the high ground. They believed another regiment was going to do it, but they had been delayed by defenders the high ground nearby was left unoccupied so that soon the Ottoman troops easily captured it and the campaign was a complete failure.

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Jurassic Park (1996)

I recall that unforgettable film being 1993, I double-checked and yes, it was released in 1993.


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Post 7

Bluebottle

smiley - dohYou're right, that was an error or typo on my part, and Great Escape is 1963 too.

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Fixedsmiley - biro

smiley - tea

>>boarding school where he is severely caned, beaten and bloodied for such terrible crimes as not knowing the correct way in Latin to invoke, address or speak to a table. <<
I really don't understand that smiley - erm do you mean addressing people sitting around a table?

smiley - tea

>>It also contrasts Winston with his father, who despite being Winston's idol always looks down on his son despite being completely eclipsed by his memory.<<
smiley - starDo you mean "compares" instead of "contrasts"?
smiley - starCan we rephrase that without the repeated word "despite" in the same sentence?


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

>>He's our son, but we mustn't blind ourselves, must we? He's no scholar. Can you imagine him qualifying for the bar or cutting any kind of figure in politics? So unless you see him in the church, you see the army's all that's left.<<

smiley - starShouldn't that be "So unless you see him in the church, you'll see the army's all that's left."

Although if that's a quote it shouldn't be altered, but I can add ['ll] after "you".


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