Penny <***@labyrinth.freeuk.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jun 2017 19:58:32 +0100, Rosalind Mitchell
> <***@phonecoop.coop> scrawled in the dust...
>> On 30/06/17 15:19, krw wrote:
>>> Helen off to pastures new:
>> I do distinctly remember a time, though, when Umrats devoutly wished her
>> to go on a trip to Africa, there to meet a nasty fate involving a
>> hippopotamus and its swirling tail distributing faecal matter over a
>> wide area. Isn't that where the umratic association of hippos
>> originated? Did we not play Pin The Tail On The Hippo in Cheltenham?
>> Or should I be whipped into a fine froth and left in a low oven for a while?
> Get those beaters out, it was pin the tail on the krait, I have photos to
> prove it :)
> Quite why Krait was beating Hellin in the despised stakes at that time (Feb
> 2001) I don't recall. I do remember a Min tee shirt which featured a hippo
> complete with spinnable tail but that was BBQ '99,
> That was fun, flicking through photos of implausibly young looking umrats
Probably when the hippos turned up in the big TQT fundraising table - we
still love them, they're looking at me as I type on the top of the unused
gas fire opposite us.