changed in the uk to avoid confusion with TJ Hughes i believe
TJ Hooker actually
no i dont think so
TJ Hughes fact: TJ Hughes’ daughter Shirley Hughes was the author and illustrator of children’s classics such as Dogger and the Alfie and Annie Rose stories
woah, huge fan of her work
the name Twix comes from ‘twin sticks’
Always assumed it was betwixt. Like some caramel betwixt biscuit and chocolate
Alright there Shakespeare
‘Mars Bar’ is short for ‘Marathon without peanuts Bar’. For some reason, when they renamed Marathon to Snickers, they decided not to rebrand the Mars as a ‘Snis Bar’.
EDIT: this was a bit, wasn’t it?
Lovely combo of posts there
I’d be really embarrassed right now if I were Marathon without ckee
Mos and Eisley
Hangs from a butcher’s hook
Catcow = poses
I was hearing it as Katkow for some reason
the ropes used to hold a tent down are ‘guy’ ropes, not ‘guide’ ropes
“Bird dog” is less clear to me, do birds stretch out their opposite arms and legs?
Looked it up and it’s what dogs who help hunt birds do to point out the bird
Named after the bloke who invented them
Then they’d be “Bloke ropes” surely?