Greatest Living Englishmen?

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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Estuary on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:51 pm

Cleese I recon.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:38 am

Ray Davies
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:42 am

Sir Michael Caine just beating Sir David Attenborough in a photo finish.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby WestHamByTheSea on Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:36 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Ray Davies


:thup:

Henry Blofeld (not sure if he was born elsewhere in the 'empire' with that name but pah).

Sir Trevor Brooking

Dennis Skinner

Charlie Chuck

Mo Farah (not getting into a debate about heritage and what-not, I just love the story and conclusion behind what he has done).

Not forgetting... Fred Dineage.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Cuenca 'ammer on Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:58 pm

A blonde was being interviewed for a top job. The interviewer asked:

If you could have dinner with any famous Englishman, living or dead, who would you choose ?"

the interviewee replied:


Well, obviously the living ones....Duher !!!!!

:oops:
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby bubbles1966 on Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:23 am

Lester Piggott
Sir Ian Botham
Michael Caine
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Clucking Bell on Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:48 am

Wilko Johnson.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Rocket on Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:59 am

I'm a bit surprised that no-one has mentioned Judi Dench.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Dead Paul on Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:02 am

r99c wrote:^Well on that basis... Tim Berners-Lee


If you look at the world today, how much is relied on the internet, how many businesses it has helped keep afloat by bringing them to the wider audience, how much knowledge it has given people, how quick you can do almost and see almost anything, it has to be this man..

One downside, he has single handedly almost destroyed the experience of finding grot mags in the local woods.. those were amazing days :(
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby jacko on Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:31 pm

You have all lost, the answer, without any doubt, is Sir Paul McCartney..
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby warp on Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:52 pm

he's dead
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby jacko on Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:58 pm

warp wrote:he's dead


Is this not the celebrity death race thread?
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby The Gibbins on Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:25 pm

Philip Schofield, a National treasure
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby only1post on Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:47 pm

If he's having Schofield then I'm having Holly Willybubble.
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Monkeybubbles on Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:22 pm

Ian Botham?
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:59 pm

Monkeybubbles wrote:Ian Botham?

Ex England cricketer. :wink:
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby DasNutNock on Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:08 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Ex England cricketer. :wink:


He plays for a different country now?
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Harry Hound on Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:44 am

Well it’s certainly not this bloke!
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/mill ... -hkzr5b00p
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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby S-H on Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:17 am

For his services in preventing the scouse win the league..

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Re: Greatest Living Englishmen?

Postby Patito on Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:55 am

The Gibbins wrote:Philip Schofield, a National treasure



Bit of a prick in person though.
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