EPISODE 224 – Socks for Seamen

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Hello listeners,

This week, we hint at the reason behind one of the most pressing mysteries of the 1990s. Not what happened to Princess Di, nor what became of Richey Edwards, but why Mick Hucknall decided to hack off his dreadlocks. Discover all in Answer Me This! Episode 224:

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We also consider:

stage kissing
business kissing
The WI in WWI
Great British cheeses
Whoopi Goldberg
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo vs. Men Who Hate Women
fabric conditioner vs. towels
going cold turkey on caffeine
Adelaide Hoodless
feta
and
dead landladies.

Plus: Olly wishes to replace his happy childhood with a lot of bonking; Helen launches her campaign for more Wigmore cheese to be made (WigMORE! WigMORE!); and think carefully before accepting Martin the Sound Man’s handshake, because you may be getting a whole lot more physical contact than you bargained for.

You can hear more of Martin on the new episode of Getting Better Acquainted podcast; you can hear more of Helen on Jesse Thorn’s International Waters; and you can hear more of Olly on this week’s Bit of Crap on the App (available on iDevices and Android), in which he wonders how to dispose of a brick of fishy-tasting Norwegian cheese. You can hear more of all of us on the Answer Me This! Sports Day, of course.

We’d love to hear more from you, in the form of QUESTIONS sent as emails to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com or voicemails to the Question Line (dial 0208 123 5877 or Skype answermethis).

See you next Thursday,

Helen & Olly

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2 Responses to “EPISODE 224 – Socks for Seamen”

  1. Avinash Says:

    Singapore-based ex-pat here; the reason you don’t get much cheese in Singapore is because cheese and milk-based products aren’t usually a part of Chinese cuisine (all of Chinese cuisine? No, one corner of China still holds out: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102880 )

    But yes, you can get most European cheese in a supermarket chain called Cold Storage, in the French hypermarket, Carrefour’s massive outlet at Suntec or in one of the many exotic, specialized European bakeries in the Bukit Timah area. All of which is quite expensive, naturally.

  2. SoRefined Says:

    Lifelong USian here, and I find your claim that the cheese on US pizzas is called “cheddar” dubious. I suppose you could get cheddar cheese on pizza at some places if you asked for it, but that non-real mozzarella is certainly the default.

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