SIGN UP

Bert45

1 to 20 of 69

1 2 3 4 Next Last

Avatar Image
Bert45
The six words above can be found 'about 374 times' on the internet, said about the Philharmonic Dining Rooms in Liverpool. The words are almost always in inverted commas, as though they are a...
Avatar Image
Bert45
Ringo's first solo album, Sentimental Journey, had a photo of the pub at the end of the street where he used to live on the cover. The pub is called "The Empress" and its sign shows an ocean liner...
Avatar Image
Bert45
Because of the way that TV credits are squashed up into a corner of the screen while they advertise the next programme, I was unable to read the name of the film to which credit was given courtesy of...
Avatar Image
Bert45
There was a question on The Chase recently about the fuel consumption of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon (and back, probably). I can't remember the three possible answers exactly, but they were all 7...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I know what it means. But why? What does 'categorically' mean in this context? I know what it means (I repeat), but what does 'category' have to do with a denial? How did it come to be attached to...
Avatar Image
Bert45
According to websites Professor T was shot in Cambridge and Belgium. There is a scene from 17:30 to 17:43 (including adverts on ITV hub) where two policeman chase a suspect past what looks like a UK...
Avatar Image
Bert45
There have been several questions lately on "The Chase" about words for groups of animals. Words I have never heard of in 70 years. There was a 'dazzle' of zebras. You can see why it's a good word for...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I half remember a film set in what were then modern times, i.e. when the film was made, not the 19th century, in which Duncan Renaldo (or a lookalike)appeared dressed as the Cisco Kid. It was in a...
Avatar Image
Bert45
It seems to me that, for a few years now, women in the acting profession have been referred to as 'actors'. Why? With some jobs we have one word for men and women -- nurse, doctor, lawyer, barrister,...
Avatar Image
Bert45
Angus's "bookshop" in "Funny Cow". When did you ever see a second-hand book shop with all the books labelled with a small white sticker at the bottom of the spine? On the other hand, when did you see...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I just watched "funny Cow".(Channel 4). i thought the woman at the bottom of the stairs at 53:33 (including adverts) blooked like Cilla Black, but it couldn't have been her, as she died in 2015 and...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I have seen Barbara Charone credited with being the first to call Keith Richards "The Human Riff". But how can I verify this? I've googled (of course), but perhaps I didn't use the right search terms....
Avatar Image
Bert45
I found the following written in pencil by my mother over 60 years ago on a sheet from a cash book. There were no crossings out so I'm certain that she didn't compose it herself. Do you recognise it?...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I recorded and watched the second episode of Champion the Wonder Horse (Talking Pictures TV). I sang along with the opening credits, but when I sang "The time will come when everyone will know the...
Avatar Image
Bert45
At the start of the Jeremy Vine Show on Channel 5, when JV introduces the guests for that morning, his assistant, Storm Huntley, applauds while moving her hands round in a circular fashion. What's...
Avatar Image
Bert45
There was a documentary on Peter Rice, "An Engineer Imagines", on TV. (Still available to watch for 28 days.) One of the contributors said, "Nothingness is the meeting place of the noble traveller." I...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I successfully did the conveyancing on the purchase of our home over 30 years ago. I followed the advice of a book. The book, so far as I can remember, advised us (my wife and me) to purchase as...
Avatar Image
Bert45
The greek equivalent of the letter L is called 'lambda'. But why is there a silent 'b' in it? I assume that a Greek person reciting the alphabet would say 'lam-da' just as we say 'double -yoo' for...
Avatar Image
Bert45
I wonder what the requirements were. "Ability to read essential" That's about it. What other requirements could there be? Perhaps in these times it would be helpful if the applicant were a member of...
Avatar Image
Bert45
Many years ago, late 1950s or early 60s, there was a programme about the golden years of Hollywood. It was hosted/introduced by Dick Powell. The theme tune was Chopin's Étude Opus 10, no 3 (So Deep is...

1 to 20 of 69

1 2 3 4 Next Last