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Episode 148

Nil Isy, Savouring Shrove & NikNak Prices

Show broadcast on 17 December 2016

How many pages will John need for quotes on his gravestone? How do you pronounce Cynan? What is festive shale? When is Christmas Eve? What is a fox? These questions may be answered in this week's podcast. If they're not, you've always got Tick Off A Taste, Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species and Humble Brag Of The Week to keep you occupied.

Podcast intro

John lists his favourite pubs for a pub crawl in Bristol. Elis lists his top five Swansea away games he's been to plus his top away-day football grounds he's been to.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left... is South Glamorgan's civic rights champion. "

Conversations and riffs

Elis wants news to stop for a bit but what would John check on his phone each morning? NikNak prices?

Despite Christmas coming up, Elis and John start talking about Shrove Tuesday. Find out how they each Shrove.

Elis compares John and Dave's handshake styles - John limp, Dave firm.

John tries to get people to vote for Queen in the Radio X New Year's Eve playlist.

John makes a great joke about the band Elbow.

John comes up with revelation "Foxes are a type of cat."


More examples of that scourge of social media, the humblebrag.

No parking space for your private jet.

God damn you for knowing too much.

Winner Plays On

Elis and John face off in the weekly quiz on topics of their choice.

John Barnes (Elis) v the historic county of Avon (John). Tied 4-4. Tiebreaker: What is the current population of Germany? Elis wins.

Tick Off a Taste

The gang try a new taste sensation sent in by a listener.

German Christmas treats.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

A PCD has found a place named Farthing Gate. Could it be in reference to the infamous early edition of Winner Plays On?

The 'Keep It Session' Sessions

A special section at the end of the podcast for music recommendations.

Lead Belly (Elis)

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