“SQUELCHED ENTHUSIASMS”

My brother only said this once, but that was more than enough. I didn’t like a plan he made, and all he came back with was “What are you going to do about it? Scratch my eyes out?”

Now, where would he have come up with a bon mot like that?

MICHAEL PALIN
And now, the men of the Second Armoured Division regale us with their famous Close-Order Swanning About.
MAJOR
Squad! Camp it… up!
SOLDIERS
Ooh, get her! Whoops! I’ve got your number, ducky.
You couldn’t afford me, dear–two–three.
I’ll scratch your eyes out.
Don’t come the Brigadier bit with us, dear. We all know where you’ve been, you military fairy.
Whoops! Don’t look now, girls – the major’s just minced in with that dolly colour sergeant–two–three. Ooh-ho!
Uniformed soldiers do a piroette as caption reads YOU MILITARY FAIRY.

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