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jel's Avatar Comment 1 by jel

roflmao. Nice one.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:17:25 UTC | #586852

MarkOnTheRiver's Avatar Comment 2 by MarkOnTheRiver

I'm appalled at Richard's blatant calceiphobia. Doesn't he know that the shoes worn by Israelis are responsible for. . . . (cue Hugh Caldwell)

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:30:49 UTC | #586857

Art Vandelay's Avatar Comment 3 by Art Vandelay

Proof that we all have soles.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:35:39 UTC | #586858

Dr. monster's Avatar Comment 4 by Dr. monster

i don't get it? i've googled a gourd and it seems to be some sort of fruit?

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:45:01 UTC | #586863

MrTicketyBoo's Avatar Comment 5 by MrTicketyBoo

We've got lumps of it round the back...

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:46:22 UTC | #586865

MarkOnTheRiver's Avatar Comment 6 by MarkOnTheRiver

Comment 4 by Dr. monster

i don't get it? i've googled a gourd and it seems to be some sort of fruit?

It's a reference to a scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:47:32 UTC | #586866

Ode2Hitch's Avatar Comment 7 by Ode2Hitch

Splitters

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 10:14:50 UTC | #586874

mmurray's Avatar Comment 8 by mmurray

Comment 6 by MarkOnTheRiver :

Comment 4 by Dr. monster

i don't get it? i've googled a gourd and it seems to be some sort of fruit?

It's a reference to a scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian.

This scene. You don't get to the gourd until about half way.

Don't all atheists watch Life of Brian religiously each Christmas and Easter ?

Michael

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 10:25:50 UTC | #586876

Galactor's Avatar Comment 9 by Galactor

There's a comedy caption competition here for certain:

"In a new approach to foster interfaith relations, a sect of moderate muslims have abandoned extreme violence with jihad and instead, are attacking enemies of Allah with sweaty shoes."

Answers on a postcard ...

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 10:51:58 UTC | #586878

leorklier's Avatar Comment 10 by leorklier

They're not jihadis, they're very naughty boys.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 11:18:27 UTC | #586885

Richard Dawkins's Avatar Comment 11 by Richard Dawkins

Comment 8 by mmurray :

Comment 6 by MarkOnTheRiver :

Comment 4 by Dr. monster

i don't get it? i've googled a gourd and it seems to be some sort of fruit?

It's a reference to a scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian.

This scene. You don't get to the gourd until about half way.

Don't all atheists watch Life of Brian religiously each Christmas and Easter ?

Michael

Thanks to mmurray for the link. Incidentally, the lone figure who walks off at the end is the immortal Spike Milligan. He happened to be on the spot when the Pythons were filming, and they persuaded him to do the cameo, there and then.

Richard

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 11:54:25 UTC | #586897

mmurray's Avatar Comment 12 by mmurray

Comment 10 by leorklier :

They're not jihadis, they're very naughty boys.

The photos from Egypt. Like this one. Anti-Mubarak protesters not jihadis.

Michael

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 11:57:33 UTC | #586899

SaganTheCat's Avatar Comment 13 by SaganTheCat

Don't all atheists watch Life of Brian religiously each Christmas and Easter?

clearly Dr. Monster isn't a devout atheist and shan't burn in hell for none of eternity

Thanks to mmurray for the link. Incidentally, the lone figure who walks off at the end is the immortal Spike Milligan.

no one did walking off in a slightly embarrassed fashion like Spike Milligan

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 12:19:40 UTC | #586907

MarkOnTheRiver's Avatar Comment 14 by MarkOnTheRiver

Comment 11 by Richard Dawkins

Incidentally, the lone figure who walks off at the end is the immortal Spike Milligan. He happened to be on the spot when the Pythons were filming, and they persuaded him to do the cameo, there and then.

What are the odds of that? It must have been a miracle!!

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 12:27:02 UTC | #586910

Jay G's Avatar Comment 15 by Jay G

Mubarak is NOT the Messiah. He's a naughty boy.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:04:12 UTC | #586918

Peter Watkinson's Avatar Comment 16 by Peter Watkinson

Somebody's been looking at GWB's photo album again!

Does anybody happen to know if he took this photo?

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:14:28 UTC | #586926

verbrugge020's Avatar Comment 17 by verbrugge020

Those obnoctious shoe salesmen again.. run!

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:15:31 UTC | #586927

Phen's Avatar Comment 18 by Phen

The more things change, the more they stay the same and all that.

Comment 6 by MarkOnTheRiver :

This scene. You don't get to the gourd until about half way. Michael

Hilarious clip! I've never seen that before. Loved the bit at 3.14:

"He's gone, he's been taken off."

{Queue hysterics} "FOR HE HAS BEEN TAKEN, HIGH KING..."

"No there he is, over there"

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:28:09 UTC | #586931

JohnnyBosc's Avatar Comment 19 by JohnnyBosc

Well, let's hope for the best. Inshoeallah.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:42:23 UTC | #586934

Egon Voolavon's Avatar Comment 20 by Egon Voolavon

It's not a shoe, it's a sandal.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:53:52 UTC | #586937

helena!'s Avatar Comment 21 by helena!

Life imitating art. That was hilarious! The photo you just can't take it seriously.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 14:29:05 UTC | #586945

JohnnyBosc's Avatar Comment 22 by JohnnyBosc

According to AtheistEgbert, looks like all that footwear is about to be put to the use for which it was originally intended.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 15:05:34 UTC | #586961

Frenger's Avatar Comment 23 by Frenger

Comment 3 by Art Vandelay :

Proof that we all have soles.

I think we can all agree, the sentence of the year

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 15:39:49 UTC | #586974

Stevehill's Avatar Comment 24 by Stevehill

Look at this crap! We demand Manolo Blahniks for all!!

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 15:52:19 UTC | #586983

Steve Zara's Avatar Comment 25 by Steve Zara

After the first screening of Sex and The City in Egypt, mobs filled the streets chanting "we want Gucci! "

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:02:59 UTC | #586992

JohnnyBosc's Avatar Comment 26 by JohnnyBosc

Comment 23 by Frenger :

Proof that we all have soles.

I think we can all agree, the sentence of the year

I absolutely and unreservedly second that.

Also, someone should direct DavidXanaos attention to the fact that the protesters have hit upon a stunningly simple and elegant experimental verification of his quest (from the same link)

I presented earlier in comment #78 a possible experiment to test for the existence of a sole.

:

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:11:54 UTC | #586996

-TheCodeCrack-'s Avatar Comment 27 by -TheCodeCrack-

Here's my attempt.

Time to give Mubarak the boot(s).

That had me in stitches...

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:14:19 UTC | #586998

Matt B's Avatar Comment 28 by Matt B

"I have a vewy good fwiend in Wome called Biggus Dickus."

"He has a wife, you know..."

LOL

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:56:22 UTC | #587013

Gnu Atheist's Avatar Comment 29 by Gnu Atheist

Stwike him Centurion! Vewy wuffly!

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:56:49 UTC | #587015

hitchens_jnr's Avatar Comment 30 by hitchens_jnr

He wanks as highly as any man in Wome!

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 17:06:47 UTC | #587022