Pigeons (Was: NLP followup)
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Tue Nov 13 12:11:33 GMT 2007
On 13/11/2007, Nic Gibson <nicg at noslogan.org> wrote:
> On 11/13/07, Smylers <Smylers at stripey.com> wrote:
> > Nigel Rantor writes:
> > > MacGyveR wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Monday 12 November 2007 21:55, Andrew Beattie wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I am not familiar with NLP. Does it stand for:
> > > >
> > > > never fight pigeons
> > >
> > > surely that was a typo since we're talking NLP, you must have meant
> > > "never light pigeons", which I think is sage advice.
> > When I moved to London in January one of the first billboards I noticed
> > (at Ealing Broadway station, I think) proffered this pigeon-related
> > advice:
> > A smart Londoner doesn't feed the pigeons.
> > A smart Londoner travels by Heathrow Connect.
> > I'm still puzzled by it. Are those two activities supposed to be
> > mutually exclusive? Is the suggestion that if you get the urge to do
> > the former you should do the latter instead?
> Tom Lehrer comes to mind.
Pigeons feature heavily in Bill Baileys new show : TinselWorm,
(currently on tour!) where he advocates using them as targets for drunken
perhaps an appropriate game for the next social?
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