I was sitting in 4th period (British Literature...no joke!) and was reading the requred novel; "LORD OF THE FLIES" Personally, I have never heard a positive thing about this book; and it is (in my express opinion) living up to its reputation of a generally lousy book. The multi-layered allegories are interesting.... and I love reading, .... but it is not one of my more favourite books. {GET ON WITH IT!}

I was shaken from my drugged-lord-of-the-flies-trance when some loudmouth was all;
Immediately hooked, I sat up and tried to look lively...
The conversation turned into a debate about the most entertaining parts of HOLY GRAIL; their seemingly only exposure to the wonders that are PYTHON.
they like the black knight,and the coconuts argument... they CLAIMED that there were alot of long, boring, and dragged out scenes not worth watching. I, on the other hand struggled to maintain my composure. (I wanted to go all "bicycle repair man" and ALTER SADDLE! but, I didnt have the stength.)
Even the teacher was all, I have never seen that movie, one of these days I will break down and show it during the Anglo-Saxon unit....
She even used to be the DRAMA teacher!
I dont get it!

On another coincidental note; the spring musical has been announced as "SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS"..... My inital reaction is the sketch from MPFC; with the Dibly Boys School play; the four boys, schoolmaster, padre and pair of girls from the St.Rhines School.
>this is perfection< I assume we will overdo ours.
I cant wait to get BRIAN into the mix!

-PFC(private first CLASS)Schwartz.

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NotAnotherPO: because I happen to have friends who like Python *ALMOST* as much as me. I am quite a bit more obsessed...

Pachorruo: That one is better with Frodo making friends with the flies and doing an advert campaign in MTV.

loiuse44: agree with the lord of the flies description. I had actually heard good things about the book, tried reading it, but, alas, just was not interested. I read a lot too and unfortunately was let down by the book's uninteresting-ness.

anyway, it's terrible your classmates couldn't fully appreciate the excellent scenes of grail that were NOT drawn out and I'm surprised that your teacher has never seen the cinamatic masterpiece! and she teaches British Literature...PAH!

likethis: how could the 'bring out yer dead!' and 'She's a witch!' sketches be drawn out!? I have never read lord of the flies, and judging from your expression, it looks like I don't want to, so I don't know how to respond to that argument... though, 99.999999% of me can't see the python humour in a lousy book, so, backing you up for that one too

and as for the musical, you go for it :P there's a version of A Song Like This that is performed by high school students and they did an excellent job on it... nothing to do with that sketch but hey, it can be done

BroMaynardG at 5:23 am January 11

D-R-A-W-N O-U-T-? Were those classmates all named "Milhouse"? (Two come to mind; 1 - from The Simpsons and 3 - the President who resigned.)

I mean whatever capacity your classmates may have had for humor must have been sucked out of their brains the SECOND time they STOOPIDLY took the dare to stick out their tongue and touch it to a flagpole.

With the proper entourage of toady sycophants as advisers, they might make good politicians. They would make poor used car salesman, who seldom can afford to hire people to think for them and who instead have to rely upon their own wits to make up lies.

Consider the responses to Bedevere's question; "What also floats in water?" - Bread, Apples, Very Small Rocks, Cider, Gravy, Cherries, Mud, Churches, Lead, and a Duck.

These responses come in a rapid, firecracker pace. Most people don't even listen to the responses, let alone can their brain process quickly enough for them to understand WHY these responses are funny.

Bread initially floats; apples and cherries stay afloat.

Let's look at rocks - http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/floatingrock/a1.html
It is called "Pumice". (See surface tension and concrete, below.)

Gravy and Mud dissolve, but grease remains floating from the gravy and fibrous particles embedded in the mud stays afloat, too.

Cider just dissipates into the surrounding water after some time.

Clearly a duck stays afloat! (We all knew Arthur was intelligent).

Now "Churches". Do they float? Poetically a church appears to float in the water around it (moats were not just defensive, they were also for sanitation). In the Seine River, Paris was built upon the "Ile de France" (yes it has grown beyond its initial island). The Cathedral of Notre Dame appears to float in the water due to its shape (like a ship) and the fact that it is on an island of its own.

Finally, Lead - a Heavy Metal (ask Scott about heavy metal)! But, flattened into the thickness of paper, surface tension keeps the lead sheet afloat (as would a sheet of gold float, too). Plus, if you build a ship's hull out of lead, it will float. They can also build ships out of concrete.

So, with knowledge and imagination, each response to Bedevere's question can be seen to be logical. Your classmates are dull, unimaginative sheeple!

Feel proud that you have as great a brain as did the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz.


gna42: and bring a little Python to the masses...

"Some things in life are bad, they can really make you mad..." and... "always look on the Bright Side of Life..."