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Washington Irving on Ye Olde Puritan Christmas

Discussion in 'Quotes Forum' started by VirginiaHuguenot, Dec 24, 2008.

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  1. VirginiaHuguenot

    VirginiaHuguenot Puritanboard Librarian

    Washington Irving, Old Christmas:

     
  2. turmeric

    turmeric Megerator

    Crazy Roundheads! I thought Cromwell liked roast beef.
     
  3. jaybird0827

    jaybird0827 PuritanBoard Honor Roll

    He did. Haven't you ever heard of the Rump Parliament?

    :p
     
  4. turmeric

    turmeric Megerator

    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  5. JohnGill

    JohnGill Puritan Board Senior

    If I could give you an anti-thanks I would for that bad pun.
     
  6. turmeric

    turmeric Megerator

    Actually, when Cromwell sent the rump parliament home, the English had rump roast for dinner to celebrate the event and lit bonfires all over London. (a very unsafe practice that was habitual with them during the 17th Century)
     
  7. JohnGill

    JohnGill Puritan Board Senior

    Yes but one of those fires was a result of the Doctor's intervention.

     
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