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From: Bob Hawkins <>
Subject: Re: Railway Companies/LLOYD
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2000 11:35:42 +0800
On Fri, 13 Oct 2000 16:56:20 EDT, wrote:
>In a message dated 13/10/00 21:09:28 GMT Daylight Time,
>> And if we're being really pedantic, it should be:
>> Oh, Mr Porter, what shall I do - NOT Doctor Beeching!
>Exactly - Oh Dr Beeching was the name of that attempt at a comedy that was on
>BBC a couple of years ago and filmed on the Severn Valley Railway (where I
>shall be on Sunday, as it happens!)
There must be humour there some where, but it seems to me that Beeching - of the powders? - was in
the fore front of this economic irrationalism so beloved of today's 'elite', the MBA (More
Blooming A........)'s that seem to learn only remedy at those places of "higher education". Sheep
could do as well.
-- Bob H.
-- Perth, Western Australia.
-- on 15/10/2000