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    I was listening to a programme just now about what's supposed to be in and what's out. Didn't half give us a laugh when Betty and June from over the road dropped in for a cup of tea and a chat after.

    I. What kinde of the programme is this?

    II. What didn't half give us a laugh?

    Please.

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    puzzle.

    "I was listening to a programme just now about what's supposed to be in and what's out".
    It's a programme about what's supposed to be fashionable, hot, cool, popular etc ... and what's not.


    "Didn't half give us a laugh when Betty and June from over the road dropped in for a cup of tea and a chat after".
    On the evidence you've given us we can only assume that Betty and June dropping over for a cup of tea gave them a laugh. What it was that they found particularly amusing about the visit remains unspecified.

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    I was listening to a programme just now aboutwhat's supposed to be in and what's out.Didn't half give us a laugh when Betty and June from over the road dropped in for a cup of tea and a chat after. Bloody Peregrine for a boy's name's supposed to be in. I ask you.

    Is the last sentence the reason that make us laugh ? Please.

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    I was listening to a programme just now aboutwhat's supposed to be in and what's out. Didn't half give us a laugh when Betty and June from over the road dropped in for a cup of tea and a chat after. Bloody Peregrine for a boy's name's supposed to be in. I ask you.

    puzzle.
    I think this is the most likely scenario.
    Betty and June had watched the same programme and they all had a chat about it afterwards. The programme had said that Peregrine was a fashionable name for boys and they all thought that was nonsense, and were having a good laugh about it.

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    Thank you.

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