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08 April 2004 @ 10:14 am
The British are coming!!!!  
As I was driving in this morning, I heard an interview with British actor Paul Bettany - he's been in Master and Commander, A Beautiful Mind, and is best known to me for playing Geoffrey Chaucer in A Knight's Tale. He has a new movie with Nicole Kidman coming out called Dogville which is why he was on. However, the interview was absolutely hysterical, especially at the end. Please keep in mind that there had been much teasing and joking before this part of the conversation. You also need to know that Paul is married to American actress Jennifer Connolly.

Male Radio Host: Now how did you end up with her?? (implying that Jennifer is way hot)
Paul: It's my charming wit! (which I can't argue with myself)

Somehow this led into the following:
Paul: You lot celebrate the 4th of July, but it's not over yet! We Brits have a new plan! We're taking your women and breeding you out!

Me in my car: *laughs hysterically*

Perhaps zorac, malachan and jiggery_pokery have ulterior motives, hmmm girls? ;)
 
 
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megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 08:35 am (UTC)
The British are coming!!!!

*snerks* You have no idea. ;)

As for ulterior motives...only the boys know for sure. :D
Vicki: Natalie largehermorrine on April 8th, 2004 08:49 am (UTC)
The British are coming!!!!

*snerks* You have no idea. ;)


Why do you think I used that as the subject line? ;)
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Vicki: Handgrab!hermorrine on April 8th, 2004 12:53 pm (UTC)
You want an American girlfriend now, don't you Simon? ;)
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Vicki: Cleavage is good.hermorrine on April 8th, 2004 01:44 pm (UTC)
That's what I used to say.
meg: playground lovemeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 02:15 pm (UTC)
Me, too. *grins happily*
Vicki: ME and the ME and the MEMEMEhermorrine on April 8th, 2004 02:25 pm (UTC)
Funny how your mind gets changed on these things... :)

P.S. I added you on YM - I don't know how often you use it, but I find it far less annoying than AIM, personally.
megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 02:30 pm (UTC)
I know! Strange how that happens...I was talking to my mama the other night, and all of a sudden I just blurted out, "Mama, I never thought I'd fall in love with someone from so far away! I always thought that was just for people in the movies!" It was such a silly cinematic sort of moment.... :D

I'm usually only signed on to Y!M when AIM crashes, but every once in a while....
Vicki: Brooch!hermorrine on April 8th, 2004 02:34 pm (UTC)
*nods* Mark and I have one particular sort of movie-type moment that I'll have to tell you about (unless someone else already has! :D). It's a very cool thing.

I'm on YM between 5:30-8 EST M-F because that's when Mark and I talk, although I'm usually invisible. I'm also on at varying times during the weekend, so hopefully we can meet up to chat sometime soon. :)
megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 02:51 pm (UTC)
I hope so, too! That's pretty much when I'm online, on AIM, talking to Chris...so perhaps sometime after our boys go to sleep? :) I'll be around all weekend, too, procrastinating - I'll try and remember to sign on to Y!M.

And no, no-one's told me about your movie moment, yet! I shall have to remember to ask you later. :)
Vicki: Natural beautyhermorrine on April 8th, 2004 03:37 pm (UTC)
Well Mark generally goes to bed at either midnight or 1 am their time (and I leave work at 8 pm your time and so won't be on after that on weeknights). Unless Chris has changed, his bedtime could be anytime if I recall correctly! So your best bet is prolly to catch me on a weeknight before 8 EST or sometime on the weekend - just msg me and see if I'm on. Or you can suggest a meeting time too. :)
megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 03:52 pm (UTC)
I'll look for you this weekend, then! :D

*is about to fall over from exhaustion*
Teesside Snog Monster: potterjiggery_pokery on April 8th, 2004 05:28 pm (UTC)
You do recall correctly. :-D Not much changes...

Subject line: no comment, but a very wide grin - almost a smug grin, but not quite. Insert "Mmm"ing and "Hmm"ing here ad lib. ;-)

*bounces love off everything and everywhere*

*looks forward very much to the inevitable meeting of many LDR couples*
Vicki: Cleavage is good.hermorrine on April 8th, 2004 07:54 pm (UTC)
Subject line: no comment, but a very wide grin - almost a smug grin, but not quite. Insert "Mmm"ing and "Hmm"ing here ad lib. ;-)

*snickers* Your girlfriend already admitted much, bucko.

*looks forward very much to the inevitable meeting of many LDR couples*

Definitely - M and I have already decided that the 4 of us need to find a way to hang out sometime. Not sure when it'll work out (too bad Chat00bage is out for Mark and I), but it will have to eventually! I'm sure M and I will get on famously - which likely means you and Mark are in trouble. ;)
Teesside Snog Monster: potterjiggery_pokery on April 8th, 2004 09:54 pm (UTC)
I have nothing at all to fear as to what my beloved Meg might have told you. :-)

you and Mark are in trouble

The natural male defence mechanisms in such cases are (a) to get extremely, aggressively geeky; (b) reminisce about Britain and/or Oxford; (b') start singing, or at least alluding to, "Wannabe" by the Spice Girls. Zig-a-zig ahh! (cf also the Ickle Train.)

Sounds like the sort of challenge I think we would enjoy. Bring it on!

I think the next natural gathering of the clans - of pretty much all the Potter fandomesque LDR partnerships - will be The Witching Hour, but, wouldn't you know, at least half of each couple will be involved on the admin side somehow or other, so perhaps not the best venue for hanging out. Perhaps we could all get together at <pimps>Accio in Reading (just half an hour south of Oxford!) at the end of July 2005</pimps>? ;-)
Vickihermorrine on April 9th, 2004 09:27 am (UTC)
At this point I have no idea if I'll be at TWH - the entire reason I took the position I did is that I don't have to be in the Boston area ever, so if I can't make it to TWH it won't matter in terms of getting things done.

As for Accio...may be tough. As I know far too well, the prices for plane tickets go up by a ridiculous amount in the summer.

Overall, considering the extreme amount of flux going on in my personal life, I can't plan that far ahead. Is very annoying.
Teesside Snog Monster: nasalleyjiggery_pokery on April 8th, 2004 09:57 pm (UTC)
I sincerely hope you have occasion to prove yourself wrong. You'll find that you can't think of anything that you'd rather do. :-)

Would it be respectful or tired to make several bawdy references as to how you and one Cassie Hobbit-Diarist of New York have been doing so for years already, long before any of the rest of us?
Vickihermorrine on April 9th, 2004 09:21 am (UTC)
I sincerely hope you have occasion to prove yourself wrong. You'll find that you can't think of anything that you'd rather do. :-)

I have to disagree with you on this one. I would much rather not be seperated by 4000-odd miles and a st00pid ocean.

Would it be respectful or tired to make several bawdy references as to how you and one Cassie Hobbit-Diarist of New York have been doing so for years already, long before any of the rest of us?

Considering that Cassie has been dating tromboneborges for quite a while now, it seems, well, wrong at the very least...
megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 09:02 am (UTC)
*grins* I like the way you think. ;)
Vicki: Sexxxehhermorrine on April 8th, 2004 01:44 pm (UTC)
GMTA, you know. ;)
megmeggitymeg on April 8th, 2004 02:09 pm (UTC)
LOL! :)
meacoustic on April 8th, 2004 10:42 am (UTC)
*sigh* Love Paul Bettany.
Vicki: Juliet eyeshermorrine on April 8th, 2004 02:35 pm (UTC)
I don't see nearly as many movies as you do, but I do love him (and everyone else really) in AKT. :)
Zorac: t00biestzorac on April 8th, 2004 03:36 pm (UTC)
We're coming to take you away, HA HA
We're coming to take you away, HO HO HEE HEE HA HA
To the funny farm
Where life is beautiful all the time
And you'll be happy to see
Those British men
In their clean, white pant
And we're coming to take you away, Ha-haaa!
Vicki: ME and the ME and the MEMEMEhermorrine on April 8th, 2004 07:40 pm (UTC)
If you are coming to take me away, t00by boyfriend, I will go quite willingly. *snogs*
leiabelle: dancing calvinleiabelle on April 8th, 2004 09:21 pm (UTC)
Morri!!!! He's on the Late Show RIGHT NOW (12:30am EST)! TURN ON YOUR TV!!
the natural anthem: [desperate] one more chancetocomfortyou on April 8th, 2004 10:03 pm (UTC)
*ADORES PAUL BETTANY*