Drivel Pundit of Dumb
Arthur Figgis: Well I feel very keenly that the idiot is a part of the old village system, and as such has a vital role to play in a modern rural society, because you see ... ooh ar ooh ar before the crops go gey are in the medley crun and the birds slides nightly on the oor ar ... Ooh ar thankee, Vicar ... There is this very real need in society for someone whom almost anyone can look down on and ridicule. And this is the role that ... ooh ar naggy gamly rangle tandie oogly noogle Goblie oog ... Thank you, Mrs Thompson... this is the role that I and members of my family have fulfilled in this village for the past four hundred years... [my emphasis]
From Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Attila the Hun Show
I think it's about time to extend a warm, Tug Boat Potemkin welcome to Ozblogistan's very own Arthur Figgis, whose writing, both on his blog and in the comments threads of other bloggers, is as incisive as his chosen cognomen is modest. Ooh aar, bogle wumpy.