Actual things you actually said (or heard) in the last 24 hours

“Guillaume has experience of taking prisoners in informal situations.”

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is it safe to come out now? :eyes:

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“That’s not more important than baseball!” (my daughter, mad at the preemption. )

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(The game is set in 1940.)

“…and you’re escorted into Kabul by a Hawker Hind.”
“If you’ve been to Old Warden, you’ll have seen one of those.”
“Surely not the same one of course.”
[sound of a critical success on Research]
“Well, it was one of the first eight sent there in 1933, and it came back in 1970…”

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I couldn’t rember what a hawker hind looked like, so I looked it up. Amazing how fast airplane tech changed in the 30s.

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The Gloster Gladiator is the pinnacle of that transition for me—still a biplane, but with a full enclosing canopy.

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