Minutes of the Extraordinary Elevenses Meeting

In which we receive a letter from a man who doesn't exist, possibly?

Held on Saturday the 20th of June 2009 in Ignatius’ room, Burrell’s Field, Trinity.

Present – Carol, Ed, James, Ignatius, CGM, Roseanna, Bazil, Elena, Sarah, Will.

  1. We have received <correspondence from Invisible Steve>.
  2. James has made microwave cake.
  3. We discuss dinner options.
  4. Carol did what any sensible student going home tomorrow would do and bought egg-beaters.
  5. The trousers are more pressing.
  6. CGM seems to have done.
  7. The disembodied voice of James had more pockets than expected.
  8. Enter Will.
  9. Visitors can vote. 8-0-1-0.
  10. Alicia is stopping being a linguist by starting linguistics.
  11. Mathmo is a way of life.
  12. Aaargh! 7-0-1-1 (the internet).
  13. James reads Invisible Steve’s letters.
  14. Commend Hazel and Dan for Invisible Steve’s correspondence. 7-0-1-0.
  15. Plans for the evening become Troublesome.
  16. We enquire as to Steve’s current gender.
  17. This is why you always write your units.
  18. Space is big; really big.
  19. Will brandishes an egg whisk.
  20. “Will, beat it”.
  21. Commend Charlotte for providing such useful service.
  22. We read OTIV.
  23. Ed reads part of “The Sunny Side” [Milne (1921), 'Short stories and poems for proper grown-ups'].
  24. There is sufficient Scots.
  25. “If your parents were like, hippies or footballers...”
  26. No.13-Bus-Shelter Brister.
  27. “It’s this sort of comment which makes life for invisible people hard.”
  28. Steve could still be short for Emma. 7-0-1-1 (it’s short for Winnie).
  29. I would suggest that we are Steve’s friend. 5-0-1-1 (I would, would I?).
  30. Steve has declared that she would prefer to be grammatically female. 5-1-3-0.
  31. Male, female, strange or charming?
  32. Commend James on his quick explanation of a difficult concept. 5-0-3-1 (Can he do the same for relationships?).
  33. I don’t think it counts if everyone’s a willing participant. 5-0-3-0.
  34. That’s because everyone knows that Carol is the voice of truth and justice. 5-2-1-1 (and the New Zealand way).
  35. Michael Jackson jokes.
  36. Close. 5-1-1-1 (burnt cake).

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