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

In which there is much non-Pooh-related discussion.

Held on Saturday 9th February 2008 in Trinity’s Wolfson Building.

Present: James, Ed, CGM, Jack
Apologies: Lisa & Owen, Carol, Rob

  1. When days begin.
  2. James: "Narfl is a word." 1-1-1. [CR to decide].
  3. Robots.
  4. Ed is not Green, even though he is green. Boo hoo.
  5. Temperature.
  6. We don’t censure each other for non-Pooh-related discussion, as we rather like it.
  7. James: “I used to think, as a child, that all fizzy drinks were made by mixing the appropriate juice with lemonade.”
  8. Jack: “That’s not too far from the truth.”
  9. Ed: “For coke, that’s cocaine and phosphoric acid, then.”
  10. Pratchett.
  11. CGM: “Jonathon Strange & Mr. Norrell [?sp.] had good footnotes. My mother enjoyed them too.”
  12. Word creation.
  13. Jack: "Pastry is more subtle than dragons."
  14. CGM: "We should get undistracted so we can finish the minutes and get distracted again." 1-0-1-1. JV dragon.
  15. Reading of minutes from <last week> and Tuesday’s <Extraordinary Pancake Meeting>.
  16. Jack: "Maybe it’s a meeting of the Royal Asiatic Society." 1-1-2. [CR to decide].
  17. Reading: Introduction to the Songbook: bing by paragraph.
  18. Reading: OT2: Pooh goes visiting.
  19. James sheds postcards.
  20. Jack is about ten years out of date.
  21. Colours of light.
  22. CGM: “Jewish holidays are mostly about when they tried to kill us but failed.”
  23. Bees as a weapon. Knock-out bees. Wasps are reusable.
  24. CGM: “Bees really are dying of mysterious causes.” <http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/april2007/100407beesdying.htm>
  25. Chirality of hand-, leg- and finger-crossing.
  26. Closed. 2-0-2.

Next week’s meeting is to be hosted by TBA.

CR to decide: Narfl is a word; Maybe it’s a meeting of the Royal Asiatic Society.

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