Sleepy lunchtime ..... and Deep Egrets

To: John Gamblin <>
Subject: Sleepy lunchtime ..... and Deep Egrets
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 17:26:54 +0900

What a delightfully crazy man. You really should be on the stage Johnno.

At 09:23  7/09/00 -0700, you wrote:
>G'day All,
>Geeeeee it's cold and wet lately down here but much
>smiling with the beaut rains were getting. So filled
>with a good helping of thick pea and ham soup and some
>yummy fresh bread and butter rolls. Feet up with a
>warm glowing sensation, and Eggy sat on my belly, I
>thought wouldn't it be nice to get a really generous
>sponsor for the twicthathon? someone kind and
>benevolent enough to make this years "Twitchathon" the
>best ever known. So I thought about that for a while
>as I checked out my internal eyelids deep in thought.
>"The phone rings" it's Hugo!!!! stunned as I struggle
>to try to remember my old Long Range Sniper days and
>how to address dignitaries. Quickly, I think "Sir
>Hugo, how are you?" "fine comes back the voice",
>"John, we have a very special gift for you to give to
>the absolute solitary winner of your next competition"
>it's a stretched Limousine of pure white in color and
>has been hand polished for the past two days. It
>glistens. It's superb. It's a masterpiece in creation
>and very very economical on fuel. It has a special
>appeal to us that love Egrets. So could you run a
>competition with that as the feature, perhaps a "Deep
>Egrets" competition? ..... stunned as I thought is
>this all true or is "Hugo" having a go at me? I'm not
>dreaming I thought? or am I? Okay, how could I run
>this competition I think? THEE competition of all
>competitions?? I'll be famous, a legend in my own
>mind, perhaps? birds will flock to me. I'll show that
>Hugo I can do this? "Ding Dong" eyes open it's the
>Ozpost Parcel delivery fellow with a UK parcel for
>this birthday month boy? Hmmmmm was I asleep? I open
>the parcel to find my nephew David has sent me a
>stretched limo (white) for my birthday pressie? :-] He
>remembers the time when I picked him and his family up
>from Tullamarine in one, hehehe. He tells me to use
>the car to raise funds for all good looking Oz birds
>...... what a lovely nephew. Geeeee and for a POME car
>it's in good nick hahahaha Okay, thinking caps on
>chaps ...... and I've come up with these four as quiz
>questions with a car as first
>and only prize eh. :-]
>The Chinese Egret when breeding, resembles which other
>The Snowy Egret can be found where? it's range please.
>What three colors could the legs of a Cattle Egret be?
>Which French singer made the song " No Egrets" famous
>Hope that's made it tougher for them Unca Tones?
>As I go right orf singing .....
>" Noooooo, No Egrets,"
>" soon will well have No Egrets,"
>" as they leave,"
>" you hear me say,"
>" they were my kings,"
>" but for only a day,"
>Night Night all I think I'm going to get a headache
>from Wussell soon ..... why do I always get headaches
>at lunchtime.
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