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He was first to use the phrase “Its all fun and games until someone loses an eye” in the modern, ironic sense…

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It met with heavy criticism at the time, of course. But that usage has since become standard. Read the rest of this article here.

February 25th, 2010.

4 Responses to “He was first to use the phrase “Its all fun and games until someone loses an eye” in the modern, ironic sense…”

  1. El Kid Says:

    Shit its whatisface- just William!? So that’s how he turned out….

  2. Eoin Says:

    Yeah, Christopher Hitchens is talking abouut how much he loved those books (and P.G. Woodhouse) in Vanity Fair this month.

  3. golden graham Says:

    Read those books and loved em as a Nipper but forgot about them that they even existed until seeing this on the site today.

    Was the Dog’s name Barnacle or something lke that?

  4. golden graham Says:

    Just checked Wiki its Jumble. Another interesting factoid is the first TV adaptation starred a young Dennis Waterman(!)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_William_series

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