Qualification, Quotation & Quentin Crisp

So, Eng-guh-land have qualified for the knockout phase of the World Cup. All I can say is, if they play the way they have in the last two games, they’re stuffed. They haven’t played a good team yet and have been unimpressive despite scoring two goals today. Mind you, none of the teams in their group have been very impressive especially Sweden who I expected more from.

Mmmm, well, yes. Not sure what to make of the Queen quoting Groucho Marx at her birthday lunch thing today. Though I note that she didn’t use the complete quotation – see here. And I’m sure she could have found a couple of anniversaries to mention which didn’t have a Royal Family connection! Visit this BBC page for more on the event.

And on the subject of quotes, I’ve always found this one from Quentin Crisp to be worth a chuckle:

When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, “Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don’t believe?”

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