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Are you Mary, Queen of Scotts? :D



Um, I read this book called Mary, Bloody Mary, by Carolyn Meyer once. It was good, and I thought it was interesting, but I think it's more of a kids book because I was a seventh grader at the time.


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Nah, she's Anna, Princess of Austria.


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Monty Python

A very funny British television program from days of yore, featuring a group of actors who put did some really random sketches and a coupple of cartoon things. My description does it no justice. They basically satired everything. Also made a few movies, including "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", one of my all time favorites. See the following link for an example:

http://www.lexrex.com/enlightened/writings/being_repressed.htm

Rent the movie. Now!

The "Mary, Queen of Scotts" thing is just too hard too explain so I'm not going to :)


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Actually Pronto, you're probably too young. Most of their work was in the early 70's. The only reason I know of it is through my Dad, and from the sort of cult following it has in my school.

More stuff if your're interested:
http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/monty.html
I know it sounds weird, but its kinda one of those things you just have to see to get :)


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This is not right. Everyone knows Monty Python!

How I fear the coming of the next generation, to be ignorant of such great things as Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Young Frankenstein, Ghostbusters II, and the dozens of other magnificent films and media that have dwindled in the last decade.
On the bright side, they'll still have things like Office Space.


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...has no one realized that Pronto is more than likely pulling your legs?

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...take THAT, Mary Queen of Scots! :twisted:


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Basil: "Manuel?"

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British Humour, eh?

Can't forget Benny Hill, who was on TV almost from the beginning of the BBC's TV broadcasting. His show runs on BBCA, but still only the episodes that PBS used to run back in the 80's. There's a heck of a lot more Benny the Beeb won't let us see on this side of the pond. :(

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