Re: [CR]Claud(e) Butler Funny


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Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 08:41:16 -0500
From: Julian Shapiro <julians@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Claud(e) Butler Funny
To: Mike Mullett <mike@mullett.freeserve.co.uk>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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Claud and Cecil were 2 characters, not the actors. Their main "schtick" was the inability to get out of each other's way. "After you, Cecil" is still used as an expression for particularly inept play in English football. (soccer for us Yanks)

Julian Shapiro Sag Harbor, NY

cycling content: pro soccer players are probably as fit as pro cyclists


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Mullett"
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Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 3:29 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Claud(e) Butler Funny



> Hi All
> Showing my age here Ray. The reply was "No, after you Cecil". Claud and
> Cecil were two comic actors in the Tommy Handley Radio show of the 40's
> Mike (not that old really) Mullett
> Reading UK