Minutes of the Elevenses [sic] of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society

4.08 - James "I now declare this cake of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society open."

Held on Saturday the 14th of February 2009 in Eeyore's Gloomy Place, Churchill College.

Present – Will, James, Ed, Alicia, Roseanna, CGM, Miriam, Bazil, The Voice of Simeon Bird.

  1. There is chocolate and port cake (with Bailey’s).
  2. CGM intrans.
  3. A book about a time-traveller with god that isn’t god.
  4. Will should perchance be less deaf.
  5. There is much confusion and discussion on the subject of Ed’s room.
  6. It takes longer to boil because of boiling.
  7. han i caz Spoonerism?
  8. I have been minuting a cake.
  9. Meeting opened.
  10. Visitors can vote. 5-0-0-1 (cooking babies).
  11. Can’t you just boil them up to remove the skin? 4-0-3-0.
  12. Eeyore’s Gloomy Place is making it silent.
  13. Ed was assaulted by ninjas and netting.
  14. As long as the buttons are on the coat and not on the eyes I don’t mind. 5-0-1-1.
  15. Es gibt eine Bazil.
  16. “I should stop talking to myself and let the minutes continue to be read.” [James] 8-0-0-0. Minutes are read.
  17. Will fails epically on Norse History. Valkyrie armour is not phallic.
  18. Twillo is so dignified. 1-7-0-0.
  19. Stephen Fry has the Gömböc.
  20. A weeble with holes drilled out of it wouldn’t work.
  21. He’s right as long as you define your terms in the same way as Stephen Fry does. 8-0-0-0.
  22. Most of the English Language was invented by Shakespeare. 3-4-1-0.
  23. James seconds “whatever the Hell Will just said” – “Why aye my home boy”. 0-5-2-1 (fo’ shiz m’ niz).
  24. Will fails at Ebonics.
  25. Enter The Voice of Simeon Bird (via Will’s phone).
  26. Censure them for Non-Pooh-Related Discussion. 6-2-0-0.
  27. New Testament 1 is read.
  28. James speaks with apparent disgust about Alicia’s computer being her friend.
  29. Ed is sorry. 5-0-2-1 (Ed, I’m sorry).
  30. Commend Ed on cake. 7-0-1-0.
  31. I can’t count. 1-2-2-3 (People too busy using Facebook to vote).
  32. You can’t use Facebook to vote. 2-2-3-1 (I’m sure there’s an app for it.) CR decides “for”.
  33. James for reading Piglet – Passed.
  34. James is minuting.
  35. Ed has wheels. 7-0-01 (“Ed has port cake”).
  36. [Twillo] is embarrassing the Society. 7-0-0-1 (“I’m not an embarrassment to all the Society” – Will).
  37. James is suave like the Chuckle Brothers. 1-5-1-0.
  38. A curly bit at the bottom makes it easyer. 3-3-1-0 CR decides “for”. [A note from Roseanna: James can’t spell].
  39. Shuffling the committee, we’re like the Labour Party.
  40. Twillo is Twiglet.
  41. This is the minuting pen. 1-1-2-1 (“No, this is Sparta!” – James) CR decides “for”.
  42. Stephen Fry for honorary membership. 7-0-0-0.
  43. Mr. Bazil for honorary membership. 5-0-1-1 (Mr. Bazil is not Bill Bailey).
  44. Ed’s corners are inferior to Will’s corners. 5-0-1-0.
  45. There are no “l”s in it, apart from at the end where there is. 4-1-1-1 (I should be spoiling more).
  46. People do not have to want to be an honorary member.
  47. Will and Alicia exeunt.
  48. It’s getting a little bit 6.15-ish.
  49. James to host next week.
  50. Close meeting. 4-0-0-1 (Sorry, was I meant to be spoiling?).

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