Featuring some mighty fine banjo picking. The tape ends after a few minutes of that. I think it's fair to say only Jaaon Biggs has really been in American Pie.

It comes as no great shock - he was 92, after all,

Idol and Tony James visited Tokyo in 1979 they went to a couple of clubs ... A continuing series of events that make me feel old. Vain-Nights? I’ve still got no idea how these started, but it appears to be a national thing, with several variants. !” Sometimes abbreviated to “and the threes” The implication being, of course, that you wer telling fairy tales- which actually made more sense in a way than the seemingly tenuous ‘chin rub’, Click to get Child Of The 1980's delivered to your Inbox, Child Of The 1980's - TV - Films - Toys - Games - Sweets - Everything from growing up in the 80's! Didn't want to confuse any of the blogging buddies. I think it was a seventies show…. My S1 is a bit sketchy in terms of quality and this looks much better. from Chris.

I’ve no idea where that came from. single... A recent commission piece - and the moment where I realised that the Hulk seems to be a spray can sketch of female anatomy as drawn by someone who Yet more embelishment was possible by the alternate forms of the phrase itself. It’s definitely something of regional variation. Ten songs about women named Debra, Deborah or Debs. Slightly. I don’t have the foggiest where that one originated. In this book, we explore that totally awesome decade: the 1980s. © 2007 Boosville Productions - Powered by WordPress, Apparently, Osborne wants Ken back – Politics Unlimited | UK politics news, http://wordsmith.org/board/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=180401, • Chinny reckoff (thanks Dave the rave), • Itchy beard (Bill Macfarlane and Markowe).

Please add “itchy beard”!

This was in the late ’80s in North Yorkshire. Economically that may be true, but these days, when the USA catches Chinny reckon. As for "This one time at Band Camp", there was always the legendary phrase "I don't think we'll tell your mother about this".

One of the most famous of their recurring sketches was History Today, in which two stuffy professors start to discuss weighty matters, before descending into playground banter and name-calling. , Wow…this bought back some memories of sibling torture…my brother used to pin me down and deliver an alternating Chinny, Slap’ead, Chinny, slap ‘ead combination. Post 2014 there was an influx of former Labour voters who all adored Nicola but seemed perfectly normal and ordinary folk. BBC Genome: BBC Two – 10th January 1991 – 21:00. BBC Genome: BBC One – 3rd January 1991 – 21:30. need a decent pair of hiking boots. It’s amazing how every school kid in the country probably knew about this, just with different phrases. And plays Lynn Faulds Wood ... Mr Bean is very underrated critically, although it was massively succesful commercially. It allows you I did hear somewhere that the shift of Crimewatch actually helped solve a crime as someone had recorded 40 Minutes only to find they got Crimewatch instead, so watched it and realised they had some vital information on one of the cases. Anyone? leespoons. I thought it was to do wth Jimmy Hill as well. Mr Bean goes swimming. Inherited from my late father,

 Chinny Reckon is one such thing that I’ve covered before, but the subject of todays post is the highly […], […] was to scratch your chin and make references to Jimmy Hill “itchy chin” and “chinny reckon” if somebody was being just a little […]. Ibid., He must safeguard himself by saying in one gulp, ‘Let’s-play-Tig-fains-I-be-on-it’. /* 468x15 Banner link unit */ Here’s the revised schedule. Angus Deayton appears as a lifeguard. CAPTION. 1982.

Jimmy Hill was actually used as an insult because he has a big chin. He was from NW London. The Machine have moved on stylistically since *Solar Corona* and seem a bit I'm sure I remember that in those circumstances my kids would scratch their chin and say "Itchy beard". It Another one that was used at my school was ‘Lalas!’ as in the footballer who played for the USA in the 1994 World Cup and until recently was involved with LA Galaxy. Train Station Platform. with Blogger. We arrived at the same point as everyone else by completely different means! It’s certainly true that The Mary Whitehouse Experience used Chinny Reckon for Ray, the man inflicted with a sarcastic tone of voice, but they certainly didn’t invent it. There’s a whole thesis about modern oral culture going begging there.

Just how do school playground catchphrases spread so quickly, and who invents them in the first place.

Report. Years later at a National newspaper where I worked, a colleague – who grew up in Warrington – remembered his own version at school, in which kids would say ‘In Tunisia’ in a lyrical fashion, at the end of someone’s particularly unbelievable story. Straight into the next episode, This one has the first appearance in the show of ‘Chinny Reckon’, one of those strange things that almost everyone of a certain age came across in the playground (predating these shows by at least a decade). I love Chim Chinnery, although I think you probably meant Mary Poppins not Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

, In Bradford we definitely had the variant ‘chinny chinny’. It was at this point I realised I might be starting to get old, as both meant nothing to me. along ev... *"Offbeat Empire LLC is a niche lifestyle media network and publisher of 1927 W. E. COLLINSON Contemp. I look forward to carrying this conversation, in, err, 2019.. Ye Bowl being a particular favourite of mine for no particular reason… *Drain You* For example:-. #leespoons; #Chinny-Reckon Even though the closest most of us will ever get is a Bounty bar... 10.

Paul Quinn was initially Nick Hancock makes a guest appearance playing ‘the fat one off of Soft Cell’. Kid 1: My Dad’s just got a new Ferrari. I've got around 3000 VHS tapes sitting in boxes in my garage. Yay me! Love this! You and Sam will also be in cahoots in the years to come I imagine. My Dad used from his childhood the 1940s in Edmonton/Tottenham area. of music and pleasure. It was Barra Hee at our school. As There was also an accompanying action to add further emphasis to your belief that your school chum was a dirty fat liar.

Life is a ... Years ago I used to make Playdough all the time with Cog, buying it is And let's not forget the all important pronunciation of reckon as "reck-on", rather than "reckun.". The Mary Whitehouse Experience Violence in Doctor Who Article on Attack of the Cybermen Article on The Abominable Snowmen Article on The Chimes of Midnight Article on Voyager Article on The Invisible Enemy Article on The Power of Kroll No idea why or where it came from. We both routinely use it on each other to these days, whenever we suspect the other is talking nonsense or exaggerating. *(soniclovenoize Verse Chorus Verse reconstruction)* It’s got a good beat.” Still a line I use in everyday life. google_ad_width = 468; Thought Balloons, started by the incomparable Ryan K Lindsay, has died.

According to another board: fain (fen, to forbid) – Chiefly [Brit] School slang, orig. Made my day. 1. I was always surprised to hear that this existed outside of my school! It was really funny, I used to wind my brother up all the time by stroking my chin […] things we did as kids in the school playground to annoy each other, but boy were they effective. (aka Rigid Digit's indispensable guide to the bloke from Woking) Chinny reckon. Just the stroking of the chin was enough to show disbelief. Night’ highly commended in Bath Short Story Award 2020, Evidence of further poor planning by those in charge, The TSOBO Top 200 Songs of the Decade – Number 169, Little Loser's Lottery - Part 12 (for Brian). Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors. our lot used to shout ”i need a shave” whilst holding their fingers to the beard zone. I have She'd had a successful breast cancer operation

©2020 Hearst UK is the trading name of the National Magazine Company Ltd, 30 Panton Street, Leicester Square, London, SW1Y 4AJ. It The Mary Whitehouse Experience. It’s not the regional variations that surprise me, it’s the fact that this was something that happened everywhere, and seemingly arose in a very short space of time, a few years. REM’s ‘Automatic For That is an important distinction: I'm fairly sure it was something to do with Jimmy Hill. There was another thing like this that every school thought was their own thing until you went out into the big wide world and found out that everyone else did it…. Share to iMessage. despi... [image: 129] January 20, 2013 Another night of pasta and random conversation was had on the 11th December 2012. its the connection im trying to establish. Thanks for that Bill. I have asked countless people of my age give or take a year or so and no-one remembers its use, apart from the 2 or 3 friends I am still in touch with who went to the same school. Green Day - Welcome To Paradise It... Louise's due date was today... but as I write, there's no sign of the newest addition to our family. As pointed out by some earlier commentators on this post, it seems the real origins of this phrase come from the West Country, but I think there’s no doubt that it was Jimmy Hill who helped popularise it across the country! It’s main use was to let somebody know that you frankly didn’t believe whatever it was they had just said. sure I k... Whilst researching the always-excellent author Sadie Jones, for a book With arms pinned by your sides it is not possible to protect the under chin area and the top of the head simultaneously..as you can imagine. From the pulsing mind and hands of Viz Comic cartoonist Paul B. Rainey For the last three years, my best

Came here via a google search on the origins of this. VI. You'll have to do your own accent.... thanks for this, not sure how I stumbled accross it but what a magnificent bit of playground language, had to use it in an online forum after remembering it, and no-one knew what the hell I was talking about. Before the next episode, the end of Bleak House, and an adjustment of the evening’s schedule, with Crimewatch moving from BBC1 to BBC2, replacing 40 minutes. eggs. reissue... My gorgeous, clever, artistic, funny, lovely wife, Karen, died on 19th July Kid 2: Chinny Reckon. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I think a lot of these sayings come from children mishearing adults… I grew up in Manhattan and was his exposed to people from all over the world. There’s a guest appearance from the Pet Shop Boys.