Money for Old Rope

Money for Old Rope

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Ostensibly about Idioms
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…
Sucking on Lightbulbs
Mar 7 • 52 min
Idioms: 1. The best thing since sliced bread 2. Teaching your grandmother to suck eggs 3. At loggerheads 4. Third time’s the charm Links: Apple’s comeback story Warburtons White Bread Tommy used to work on the docks… Boy rushes up hill for bread (Hovis…
Surprise Parachute Rides
Feb 20 • 39 min
Idioms: 1. Shelling out 2. Ghost in the machine 3. Beat around the bush Links: A cut above the rest – Lovecraftian Guinea Pigs Five Euro note ripped up Storage heaters Shell suits Scarborough Whitby Atlantis Yam Island Solomon Islands Shells as currency…
Mashing the Classics
Feb 14 • 43 min
Idioms: 1. Pig in a poke 2. Face the music 3. The road to hell is paved with good intentions Links: Pacific Rim – Movie How it should have ended Nazgûl Fellbeast The Power – Naomi Alderman Origin of sinister Karl Marx Ronan Keating Gluten Intolerance…