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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date20 Oct 1934
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript2nd New Copyroight reserved B.B.C. English is to be corricted an' revoised by the
Committee av Misther Bernard Shaw, who, though himsilf the possissor av a charming Oirish accint,
has somehow got himself crowned as foinal aut'ority on Shpoken English. Snore Shoe-Squeak Fiend
Drilling Fiend Wireless Fiend Mower Fiend A Whipsnade for Noise-Fiends - As advocated by Lord
Horder "Now let's visit the Savoy Soup-suckers and have a nice ride on the Hampstead Tube." Big
Flight Practically Won Mystery Entry Revealed Gad, sir, the honour of the dear old Turkish Baths!
Interviewed before taking off, Col. Blimp expressed confidence. "Such battles as this", he said,
"are won on the playing fields of Eton. I have only two mottoes: `Up Guards and at 'Em'! and
`Kiss Me Hardy.' The organisers of the Labour Tattoo had a remarkable response to their
advertisement seeking `doubles' of famous leaders. Enough Ramsay MacDonalds turned up to form
seven National Governments. Turn professional? Offer me 20000 bones and I'll turn catherine
wheels. Telegram - To Low, London from Blimp, Brighton. Just discovered Mrs. Winterbotham packed
me only tongue sandwiches stop Should know by now never eat tongue sandwiches stop Returning
immediately - Blimp
Person DepictedShaw; George Bernard (1856-1950)
Horder; Thomas Jeeves (1871-1955); Sir; 1st Baron Horder
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Nelson; Horatio (1758-1805)
MacDonald; James Ramsay (1866-1937)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsPollution
BBC
Food
pronunciation
London
Transport
radio
received pronunciation
language varieties
Whipsnade Zoo
Restaurants
Politics
Sports
tongue
Environment
cities
Drinks
dogs
Games
Hotels
Baths
Savoy
Labour Party
health
political parties
towns
Turkish baths
Achievements
Professionalism
noise
Irish
Animals
sandwiches
air transport
aircraft
broadcasting
Quotations
Zoological gardens
Brighton
Language and languages
human settlements
SeriesLow's topical budget
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Fax: 02075660388
Relates to cartoonDL0881

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/257Shaw; George Bernard (1856-1950)1856-1950   
GB/BCA/826Horder; Thomas Jeeves (1871-1955); Sir; 1st Baron Horder1871-1955   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/562Nelson; Horatio (1758-1805)1758-1805   
GB/BCA/3MacDonald; James Ramsay (1866-1937)1866-1937   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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