Oooh get her! Whoops!
I've got your number ducky.
You couldn't afford me, dear. Two three.
I'd scratch your eyes out.

Don't come the brigadier bit with us, dear,
We all know where you've been, you military fairy!

Whoops, don't look now girls,
The major's just minced in
With that dolly colour sergeant,
Two, three, ooh-ho!


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    General Commentloderunner, mincing in means walking in a slighty prissy dainty way... I think.

    Anyway, this is a mickey take on the fact that Michael Palin (the Colonel) is gay. After the drill, he says, "Right, stop that! It's silly... and a bit suspect, I think."

    "Don't come the brigadier bit with us, dear,
    We all know where you've been, you military fairy!" = homophobic attitude of the army at the time (I guess).

    This was written during a time when awareness of homosexuality was pretty young.

    Could someone PLEASE tell me what a dolly colour sergeant is?
    selbydate16on March 28, 2007   Link

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