EPISODE 248 – babies don’t hatch out of eggs

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“Hey there everybody! We’ve all got bums, haven’t we? So what’s it to be: scrunch or fold? SCRUNCH OR FOLD???”

NO DON’T TELL US. Tell nobody. Find that impulse that lurks deep within yourself to vocalise your opinions upon a matter so boring, so mundane, so underwhelming an indicator of anything interesting about your character; find it, then destroy it.

Then listen to Answer Me This! Episode 248:

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Today we ponder upon:

Flu Camp
pregnancy disguises
Stevenage slush puppies (not a euphemism)
Ming Dynasty toilet paper
Joseph Gayetty
posh Pot Noodles
domestic rubbish vs. commercial rubbish
London, UK vs. London, Ontario
figure skating vs. Dancing On Ice
Tiny Toronto
and
Sergey Brin hiding in the bushes.

Plus: Olly’s lukewarm about Google Glass, but looking forward to the installation of his Google Womb; Helen believes the empire waist to be an offence to waists (and empires); and Martin the Sound Man doesn’t like the principles of Ayn Rand, he just looks like he does.

This week’s Bit of Crap on the App (available for iDevices and Android) is a question from Poppy wondering why Skittles’ latest ad campaign is targeting the people-who-eat-bodily-growths market. Cheer up, Poppy; at least they’re not suggesting you wipe your bottom with Skittles then tell them about it.

Tell us your QUESTIONS, though: email them to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com or leave voicemails on the Question Line by calling 0208 123 5877 or Skype ID answermethis. Then treat yourself to a free Audible audiobook as a reward. OK, you can have one anyway, for being so well-behaved (and because we receive a bit of lovely money for each of you who has one; let’s not be coy about it).

See you next Thursday!

Helen & Olly

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3 Responses to “EPISODE 248 – babies don’t hatch out of eggs”

  1. Clare Says:

    Great episode guys. Anyone yearning to know more about the origins of toilet paper could do worse than check out my brother-in-law Richard Smyth’s book Bumfodder (http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Bottom-Market-Richard-Smyth/dp/028564114X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338299588&sr=8-1). It is educational but also full of arse jokes.

  2. mikehamlyn Says:

    Two things – the Pot Noodle Bombay Bad Boy is a treat, and to add to the scrunch/fold disucssion – http://foldorscrunch.wordpress.com/

  3. Mark Says:

    Pot Noodle sandwich – Delicious!

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