Minutes of Elevenses Meeting of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society

In which whales speak Welsh, and Malcolm makes cute noises.

Held on Saturday 23rd January in Annie’s room, King's

Present: Malcolm, James, Simon, Ignatius, Alex [a Natsci], Annie, Jessica [a neighbour and exchange student], Roseanna.
Later: Max, Jack, the Beeble-Bear.

  1. Visitors can vote. 5-0-0-0.
  2. Annie does interesting facts (but has trouble with James).
  3. You can never have too many fingers. 5-2-0-0.
  4. Alex did not go on the sailing trip that got lost on the way to Amsterdam.
  5. There is hyperbole.
  6. Assassin-chat ensues.
  7. Censure Alex for appalling puns. 0-7-0-0.
  8. Commend Carol for procuring milk for Annie. 7-0-0-0.
  9. “Unless Ed Anderson is here.”
    “Yes, he spoils everything.”
  10. Enter Max, looking be-shorted.
  11. We discuss lifts.
  12. Unminuteable chaos.
  13. We investigate old/foreign money.
  14. Cambridge folklore is shared.
  15. We read Old Testament IX (In Which Piglet is Entirely Surrounded by Water, which is somewhat appropriate to the current weather and location).
  16. South African Piglet occurs.
  17. “Whales speak Welsh”.
  18. We play hide and seek in Annie’s room, but Ignatius finds us.
  19. Max leaves.
  20. We discuss the countryside.
  21. There seems to be some sort of competition between the Cheese Society and ERICs going on.
  22. The practicalities of escaping folk dancing are discussed.
  23. Sowing. [The secretary would like to point out that James meant to write “Sewing”... he just can’t spell].
  24. We need more votting 5-1-1-0. [James tells me that this in fact says “voting”... I do not believe him].
  25. We mock James’ spelling.
  26. Conversations split.
  27. Enter Jack and the Beeble-Bear.
  28. Jack mistakes Malcolm for a dead dog.
  29. James makes a bad pun (the bear gets the seal of approval... *groan*).
  30. The Beeble-Bear is bear terrifying.
  31. Alex’s school sold the rights to Winnie-the-Pooh to Disney.
  32. Ignatius finds innuendo in “Harry the Potter”.
  33. Ignatius spoils everything.
  34. This somehow leads to Monty Python.
  35. Malcolm makes cute noises.
  36. Ignatius leaves.
  37. Close. 7-0-0-0.

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