EPISODE 259 – Colin not Cola

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Hi listeners,

Today we discuss the world’s greatest audio format apart from this one: Desert Island Discs. What would your luxury be? (If you’re a cheating cheater who wants to take a fully-stocked iPod, throw yourself into the sea.) Find out ours, along with myriad other important nuggets of information, in Answer Me This! Episode 259:


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In which we also consider:

condoms vs. opera gloves
knits vs. nits
Tim Burton vs. Faust
Olly vs. Ollie vs. Olleigh
cherry-pickers
gentlemen’s clubs (nb not ‘gentlemen’s clubs’)
The Reform Act
This Life
personalised Coke bottles
Simon Cowell’s reflection
mayonnaise spa treatments
retro-live-tweeting
and
Russ Abbott.

Plus: Olly is nostalgic for an infestation of headlice; Helen WOULD with the person who changes the lights in supermarkets; and Martin the Sound Man doesn’t want to swallow himself. Just reflect on that quietly.

In this week’s Bit of Crap on the App (available for iDevices and Android) Olly rhapsodises about the Coca-Cola Freestyle Machine. All the different types of sugar water – in one machine! A miracle of modern life.

Another miracle of modern life is to be able to watch thousands of hours of entertainment for FREE thanks to our LoveFilm offer – which, equally miraculously, helps pay for future Answer Me Thises.

As well as free money, we can only sustain the podcast with your QUESTIONS, so send them along in the form of voicemails on the Question Line – call 0208 123 5877 or Skype ID answermethis – or emails to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com.

See you next Thursday,

Helen & Olly

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One Response to “EPISODE 259 – Colin not Cola”

  1. Gordon Says:

    Just a thought to expand on your Coke ‘Share with friend’ campaign. Years ago chocolate bar manufacturers came under fire for selling super-sized bars (Mars Kingsize etc). Cadburies wriggled off the hook my claiming that because their bars were designed to be broken into pieces they were therefore for sharing, so they we’rent one single giant portion of Type 2 diabetes, but a bar to be divided in small portions between several people. Mars had to respond by converting their ‘King Size’ to ‘Duo’ – two bars in one packet and therefore claim that it was two servings.

    I’ve noticed on the back of 500ml coke bottles they now claim on the nutritional bumpf that all the RDAs etc are in relation to a 250ml serving – which implies the bottle is for two people. So behind the overt social media ‘Share’ in the new ‘Like’ references theres possibly a second agenda

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