Ronnie Barker Quotes
'The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing'
'The toilets at a local police station have been stolen. Police say they have nothing to go on'
'To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, it's the best job in the world'
Born in Bedford, Bedfordshire
More about Ronnie Barker
http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/profiles/ronnie_barker.shtml BBC Profile
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Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise. - Samuel Johnson
On this day:
Battle of Ringmere - 1010, Charles I disbands the Short Parliament - 1640, Death of Napoleon - 1821, Amy Johnson begins her flight upon Gypsy Moth - 1930, The SAS storms the Iranian embassy in London - 1980, Death of Hunger Striker Bobby Sands - 1981, 1000th Top of the Pops - 1983, Tony Blairs Labour win 3rd General Election - 2005
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