Anything from Cabin Pressure

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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by tubeguru » 15 Dec 2014, 09:44

GuyBarry wrote:
The Orange One wrote:Milan to Japan
Reminds me of the lyrics to Ian Dury's "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick":

In the deserts of Sudan
And the gardens of Japan
From Milan to Yucatan...
I'm too sexy for all of that.
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by The Orange One » 18 Dec 2014, 11:10

"From Hong Kong to... itself?"
"You mean, from Hong to Kong."

Minsk to Pinsk.
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by tubeguru » 18 Dec 2014, 14:20

Didcot Parkway to Ebbw Vale Parkway
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by A Challenge » 22 Feb 2015, 07:26

tubeguru wrote:
GuyBarry wrote:
The Orange One wrote:Milan to Japan
Reminds me of the lyrics to Ian Dury's "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick":

In the deserts of Sudan
And the gardens of Japan
From Milan to Yucatan...
I'm too sexy for all of that.
You? Administrator and too sexy for anything. Administrators are never sexy...
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by Tube.b » 22 Feb 2015, 14:30

Twickenham to Ickenham ☺
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by The Orange One » 22 Feb 2015, 17:46

Omsk to Tomsk.
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by Soup Dragon » 12 Aug 2015, 17:02

I read this topic yesterday and nothing instantly sprang to mind. Today, pushing my mail trolley around, two sprang to mind:
Benbecula to Temecula
Osmington Mills to Beverly Hills
I wonder how many people have ever done these particular journeys?
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by jamesthegill » 13 Aug 2015, 15:16

Gillingham to Gillingham
Rainham to Rainham
Chatham to Chartham
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by GuyBarry » 13 Aug 2015, 19:53

jamesthegill wrote:Gillingham to Gillingham
That's quite a clever one, because they're pronounced differently (assuming you mean the ones in Kent and Dorset). Not so sure about the other two (the two Rainhams are pronounced identically, and the last pair don't rhyme at all).

How about Beaulieu to Hooley?
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by Soup Dragon » 13 Aug 2015, 22:24

How to make a fairly local rhyming journey slightly more challenging whilst still rhyming:

Horley to Crawley via Chorley

Google maps shows this as a journey of exactly 500 miles, so if you're name is Charlie or Craig Reid you're halfway to a decent song.
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by DavidC » 13 Aug 2015, 23:17

- Colindale to Perivale (and on to Tott'n'm Hale)
- Northolt to Hainault
- Bermondsey to Becontree
- Marrulbun to Paddington
- Tott'ridge and Whetstone to Mary-le-bone
- Osterley to Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3
- Custom House for ExCel to Stock-well
- King George V to Hammersmith (think about it)
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by Soup Dragon » 14 Aug 2015, 15:07

Haringey to Saint-Tropez
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Re: Anything from Cabin Pressure

Post by DavidC » 14 Aug 2015, 22:13

Soup Dragon wrote:Google maps shows this as a journey of exactly 500 miles, so if you're name is Charlie or Craig Reid you're halfway to a decent song.
I think you deserve recognition for proclaiming this :-)
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