18 January 2008

A slight faux pas

Jeremy Paxman (University Challenge question-master): What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'? 
Contestant:  Homosexuals. 
Paxman: No. They're regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you. 
- Private Eye
[Courtesy of FSC.  The Cherrypickers is a nickname of the 11th Hussars, and the Life Guards are known, among other things, as The Cheesemongers]   

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