19 thoughts on “Father Who?

  1. Neilo

    No one’s more West Brit – Loake shoes, Harris tweed, a freshly ironed Torygraph and The Archers omnibus on a Sunday morning – than me. But ‘Father Christmas’? You belligerent English bastiches! 800 years etc.

    1. ivan

      so hang on, if somebody asks you a riddle, do you answer with ‘I don’t know ‘?

      Is that, like, a thing in real life? I thought it was just a Blue Peter/Why Don’t You thing?

      1. ivan

        oh. that’s gone formatting crazy. I’d typed

        so hang on, if somebody asks you a riddle, do you answer with ‘I don’t know *lessthanbracket’ riddle *morethanbracket*‘?

        Is that, like, a thing in real life? I thought it was just a Blue Peter/Why Don’t You thing?

          1. ivan

            Every holiday period it’d be on, and it was the one time that BBCs NI, Scotland and Wales got to compete on a level-ish footing with the folk over at London W12 8QT.

            Gawd, how we laughed at the provincial accents. Christ, I’m as much of a WB as Neilo…

    1. Neilo

      That said, *gross stereotype follows* I imagine there’s a substantial cohort of counter-jumpers in that area who would simply adore it if Theo and Maisie were to look for gifts – never pressies, dorling – from Fawther Christmas, rather than the more lumpen proletariat Santy.

  2. Yoda_

    It’s calling out to all the “Bankrupts” who went to the UK for a long holiday during the recession and who inhabit that God awful Cathedral of Crass every weekend.

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