Money for Old Rope

Money for Old Rope

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Ostensibly about Idioms
The Queen’s Glass Eyes
Aug 14 • 44 min
Adam and Terence listen to Deborah’s cough, entirely self-inflicted. Idioms: Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth Fit as a fiddle All the world’s a stage Alternative names: Melting from the face American inner monologue Socks is great Shiny Shiny House…
Jelly Boat Universe
Jul 24 • 44 min
Adam, Deborah and Terence are together for the first time ever! We mainly talk nonsense… Idioms: Lead someone down the garden path Take it with a grain of salt Push the boat out Alternative names: Scurvy’s the one I wanted Space Pirate… Ghost Champagne…
Conscientiously Objecting Pigeons
Jul 17 • 41 min
Adam, Terence and Lucy take on underwear… we’re also extremely ignorant about American sports! Idioms: Cut and run Mum’s the word Don’t get your knickers in a twist Alternative names: Drive-by Podcasting Our bad history Idiomatic Verb Phrases Let’s Twist…
Super Hairy Leg Time
Jul 10 • 41 min
Adam, Lucy and Deborah talk about the heat, again, and we also get into Terence’s hairy legs! Idioms: That old chestnut Don’t cut your nose off to spite your face Spinning a yarn Alternative names: Elongated Film Chat Peter Molyneux Sucks Floating Babies…
Rudderless Gawping
Jun 26 • 47 min
Adam, Sam and Terence try to talk sensibly, despite the heat… Idioms: Never the Twain Shall Meet Navel Gazing Get off Scot Free Media and contact: Our Twitter Our Instagram Lucy’s Instagram Deborah’s Instagram Deborah’s Twitter Sam’s Twitter Ben’s Twitter…
Arrogant Philosophers
Jun 12 • 45 min
Idioms: Make hay while the sun shines The full monty Hobson’s choice Sponsored by: A change in podcast editing workflow. Rejected titles: Photoshopping yawns All Philosophers are Arrogant We Philosopher Kings Debs’ Old English The Suneth Shineth I’m not…
Forming a Guild
May 30 • 42 min
Idioms: Tin foil hat Got their comeuppance At sixes and sevens Sponsored by: Bank holidays. Links: Muppets Tonight Number 9 – Futurama Into the Wild Green Yonder New Matt Groening Show Roswell Area 51 The X-Files Wild West Red Dwarf Westworld Tin foil…
Extra Bitter Beer
May 22 • 32 min
Idioms: Turn on a sixpence Cut someone some slack Full tilt Sponsored by: Injured limbs. Links: Sixpence Usain Bolt Tron Lightbikes (Light cycle!) Pivot! Charles Dickens Back to the Future Back to the Future Almanac All the Year Round periodical Dressage…
Ancient Custard Races
May 15 • 42 min
Idioms: Through thick and thin Every cloud has a silver lining Fly off the handle Sponsored by: No one, but we got the attention of a celebrity on Twitter. Links: More chickens than people (I didn’t actually believe this one, that’ll teach me…) World…
Bulking Out Hufflepuff
May 1 • 41 min
Idioms: Don’t poke the bear Wet your whistle Flash in the pan Sponsored by: Links: South Park South Park Episode 300 (got it wrong, it’s actually 200 I was thinking of…) Jesus vs. Frosty (1992) Jesus vs. Santa (1995) South Park Pilot (1997) Vuvuzela Chris…
Aggressively Levelling Pokémon
Apr 24 • 40 min
Idioms: Fighting fire with fire Starter for ten Chew the rag/fat Sponsored by: That guy Links: Hybrid Mario flash game Pokémon Uranium Pokémon Sun and Moon Pokémon Release Date (1996!) Controlled burns Trench warfare Water Arson (inundationist!) King John…
Introducing Structured Anarchy
Apr 17 • 44 min
Idioms: On yer bike Tie the knot Pass the buck Sponsored by: Links: First Past the Post (not PR) Alternative Vote (not PR) Proportional representation MMP – AMS (my mistake) STV D’Hondt CGP Grey’s Video on FPTP (Worth the watch, as are the others, I…
Sam Demands Feedback
Apr 10 • 34 min
Idioms: Under the weather Not enough room to swing a cat No rest for the wicked Sponsored by: Keys! Links: Altered Carbon Bat Out of Hell WWF WWF WWF vs. WWF The Undertaker Tekken Wizard of Oz (1939 Film) Technicolor Doctor Who Daleks Daily Mail Cage the…
Socially Awkward Magicians
Apr 4 • 45 min
Idioms: The lion’s share It’s not rocket science On the cards Links: Hello Internet South Park – HUMANCENTiPAD 6 Days to Air Lion Bar Tate & Lyle Tate & Lyle lion East India Company Samson and the Lion Samson’s Riddle Serengeti Colonial England Aesop’s…
Frothy at the Mouthy
Mar 27 • 37 min
Idioms: Not to rain on your parade Thrown under the bus To keep tabs on Links: Eskimo words for snow Frozen – Let it Snow The Weather Girls – It’s Raining Men Presidents’ Day Queen’s Coronation Don’t rain on my Parade Barbra Streisand James VI (and I) Bob…
Effectively Swinging Duvets
Mar 21 • 42 min
Idioms: 1. An iron fist in a velvet glove 2. When life gives you lemons 3. Dibs Links: Jeremy Corbyn Michael Jackson Red Alert – Game Hard as nails Blackadder the Third Blackadder Millennium Dome Millennium Dome Blackadder Goes Fourth The Black Adder…
Gene Simmons’ Severed Head
Mar 13 • 39 min
Idioms: 1. Why the long face? 2. The proof is in the pudding 3. Between Scylla and Charybdis Links: Pearlescent paper Cilla Black (Born Cilla White!) Blind Date Pinocchio Office Space – Film M. Night Shyamalan Sarah Jessica Parker Ed Wood – Film Four…