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    I shudder to think what the world would be like if you lot went out drinking together in person.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I shudder to think what the world would be like if you lot went out drinking together in person.
    Now I'm tempted to see if we can make that happen!
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    The Four Yorkshiremen scene is far more addictive than any drug- mere mention of it turns normally sane people into crazies dredging up ever deeper despair. Heroin and meth-amphetamine have nothing on it.

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    I've acted in a rendition of the Four Yorkshiremen sketch. There exists a photograph of me on stage, with a very fetching wig and stick-on moustache, a cushion up my jumper and my legs wide apart (!) in the throes of "You were lucky. We lived for three months in a paper bag in a septic tank. We used to have to get up at six in the morning, clean the paper bag, eat a crust of stale bread, go to work down t' mill, fourteen hours a day, week-in week-out, for sixpence a week, and when we got home our Dad would thrash us to sleep wi' his belt."
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