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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date27 Apr 1935
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptB.B.C. Pronunciation - Following upon the ruling that s-t-e-r-n is "sturn", not
"starn", a sailor's parrot is being sent to Sir John Reith to instruct him in nautical
usage. Polly: "Say `Avast, you b....*...+ b...!!" Reith: "Avast, you b....*...+ b....!!"
Polly: "Wrong! The emphasis goes on the second `b....'." New Threat to World Peace
Bath-room ditty crisis. Objection is taken in the U.S.A. to the words of "Rule Britannia"
which are "insulting" since the U.S.A. fleet is now as big as the British. Hail Columbia
Rule Britannia Jubilee Week in the City - Low has nothing but approval for Professor Tonks'
suggestion that people should celebrate the Jubilee by wearing "the most splendid dress
they are entitled to wear." Our Crowded Schools Tin "Deflate your chests, boys, and let me
move, and we will take our Natural History lesson - the Habits of the Sardine." Today's
Great Thought by Colonel Blimp - Gad, sir, Lord Bunk is right. No wonder Hitler gets sore
throats with these Geneva people leaving doors open all the time.
Person DepictedReith; John Charles Walsham (1889-1971); Lord
Tonks; H.; Prof.
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Subjects1935
Animals
Armed forces
BBC
Clothing and dress
Defence
Education
Geneva
Germany
International relations
Kings and rulers
Language and languages
Music
Performance
Politics
Quotations
Royal Navy
Social events
Speeches
Transport
UK
USA
bicycles
birds
broadcasting
common cold
conferences
coughs
foreign policy
government
health
illnesses
jubilees
local government
mayoresses
mayors
overcrowding
parrots
patriotism
politicians
pronunciation
schools
ships
silver
sore throats
uniforms
SeriesLow's topical budget
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Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/621Reith; John Charles Walsham (1889-1971); Lord1889-1971   
GB/BCA/2229Tonks; H.; Prof.   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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