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I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again - Catchphrases
... The Silly Roll Call ... During many of the longer adventures, the cast engage in the Silly Roll Call, where a series of words appropriate to their adventure are turned into people's names ... The basic idea of the Silly Roll Call would later be revived in I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, the final game of the show often being some variant of the "Late Arrivals (at ...

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    But as some silly young men returning from France affect a broken English, to be thought perfect in the French language; so his Lordship, I think, to seem a perfect understander of the unintelligible language of the Schoolmen, pretends an ignorance of his mother-tongue. He talks here of command and counsel as if he were no Englishman, nor knew any difference between their significations.
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