8 thoughts on “Unconnected Tuesdays

  1. Bannister Marshmallow was the original choice of the BBC, to host “Masterpiece Theatre.” Ironically, while he shuffling down to the Underground, he slipped upon the stairs and failed to grab hold of the very homonym that might have saved his life.

    The BBC decided to audition his cousin “Allstairs Cookie,” who changed his name to “Alstair Cooke” out of superstition and the rest is television history.

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