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Episode 38

A New Jingle, Parisian Catacombs and More Robinisms

Show broadcast on 1 November 2014

A momentous podcast this week for you listener as John and Elis retired Sacred Cows with an absolute belter. The ultimate Sacred Cow indeed. The boys have also got more from Tony Blackburn, a great Winner Plays On, tales of queuing and Wotsits (separate tales), plus John wishes Elis happy birthday. And to top it all there's a brand new jingle - hold on to your hats!

Podcast intro

Advice on what percentage of cotton to look for in a sock.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left is the most recent candidate for Camarthen East Dinefwr, standing for fringe Welsh political party Newid."

Conversations and riffs

John's girlfriend came up with a jingle for the radio show.

Elis has too many Wotsits in his house.

It's Elis' birthday soon and John buys him a book about the history of football.

Text-in topic

Listeners text and tweet during the show on this week's topic.

John and friends queued 4.5 hours to visit the catacombs in Paris and orchestrated a tag team system to be able eat in a nearby restaurant and stay in the queue. What's the longest you've queued for something and how did you deal with the logistics of it?

Sacred Cow

Should this celebrated band / artist go into the paddock of sacred cows or be doomed to the abattoir?

There's one more place available in the paddock so it comes down to a battle between The Beatles (Elis) v Queen (John), with the listeners deciding.

John plays the vocal track from Under Pressure when Freddie hits an unbelievable high note.

Elis calls John a "finger of fudge".

John Reads Aloud From Tony Blackburn's Autobiography

Has Tony resigned or been sacked? Tony compares himself to Margaret Thatcher and Keith Richards.

Winner Plays On

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

Freddie Mercury (John) v Morrissey (Elis). John wins 5-2.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

Listeners who find themselves adopting Robinisms and Elisisms from the show. #ClassicRobins

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