Minutes of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society Pancake Meeting held on Wednesday 5th March 2003 in 1, I and the staircase I kitchen, Library Court Jesus
Minuted by Rosy, Owen, Alison, John-h
Present: Rachel H, Rosy, Naath, Owen, Dunstan, Adam, Jack, Alison, Martin, John-h
Apologies: Rosie, Jenny, Roz, Jonathan, Katie, Ecstatic, Rachel C (retrospectively)
Love: Roz, Dunstan, Owen
- Meeting opened.
1 1/3. Anyway, what? Passed
1 2/3. Jack was going to make pancakes yesterday, but got to Sainsburyís and realised everyone else had had the same idea.
- Is it one of the fiercer whisks? Passed.
- Making pancake batter- how many eggs?
- An enlightened society. Weíre all sitting down (Rosy, Rachel, Naath, Alison), and the blokes are cooking.
- NatSci Computing.
- Cambridge rooms. (and how long they are)
- Naath decorates members of the Society with Peach Spice Tea.
- We should conduct an operation on the table.
- Votes to censure John-h for not bringing the Constitution. Carried
- The identity operation.
- Weíll translate the table into French. Carried (le table)
- Commend Naath for missing the Pooh Cook Book with the tea. Carried.
- Votes to censure Naath for 7. Carried.
- I think one that more chair per meeting is a bad idea. Martin (I donít know, Iím just typing up!)
- Nursery chairs. Naath.
- Martin insults Alisonís handwriting, claiming that Rosy wonít be able to read this. (Oddly enough, that bit was extremely legible.)
- The apple juice is apple juice. Passed.
- Weíre missing Rosy: Passed
- Votes that we were convinced that the Jaffa Cakes on Saturday were Sponge Fingers: Passed. (Hence victory to Sponge Fingers)
- The report by J. K. Holdforth (m.a.n.y. l.e.t.t.e.r.s.) into the differentiability of the Members of the Society is read out.
- Votes to commend Rachelís mum for actually writing the report as mandated: Passed
- Adam: Iím not the tossing sort.
- "They must be insane": Carried (referring to mathmos calculating a problem with six integral signs.
- Owenís not getting married, though he did mention it.
- Does it depend on which way up the world is?
- 60% of people in the UK thought genes were something only GM organisms have.
- Two (?Americans?) were looking up at the sky and one says to the other "Look at the stars. Did you know the Sun is a Star?" To which the other replies "Really? Which one?"
- John-h goes oil prospecting.
- Naath and Alison talk about education.
- Naath holds forth on useless parents and home schooling.
- Rachelís shiny mug is like Neilís head.
- Adam: "Iím not entirely experienced."
- If Neil is in love with John-h then John-h canít be in unrequited love with Neil.
- Martin came, just for the company.
- Un chish un un un un chich chick: Passed
- Weíre invading Iraq to solve our oil crisis: Passed
- Itís not quite tossing: Passed
- Weíll take care of ourselves at the end.
- Dunstanís courageous fingers are courageously tossing.
- Look at the serrations on that.
- If maple syrup comes from maple trees, does golden syrup come from golden trees?
- Jackís admiring Dunstanís tossing.
- Martin decided his and Alisonís bikes were being too intimate today as his back mudguard was jammed in her front wheel. Ooer.
- We all still want one.
- Adamís a useless tosser.
- The rest of the meeting: Hung CR will decide later.
- Owen is covered in oil.
- Dunstan is tossing.
- Not enough tossing joke
- What does the art of tossing require? Naath. Weíre not going to minute the answer to that one.
- The Jif Lemon is a spoon. Passed
- Apparently we are decanting John-h and Naath.
- Naath has had everything.
- Naath is wrong. Hung. CR decides against.
- Iíve been goblin, donít worry. Dunstan.
- "If Dunstanís offering it Iíll take it." Alison: Passed (6 for including the lady herself)
- King Hilary and the Beggar man: Rachel with sound effects by John-h
- Alison thinks John-h and Dunstan are interchangeable.
- Naath reads Little Black Hen
- John-h likes it cold.
- John-h was just thinking about having a toss.
- Rachelís noisy pancake.
- All our tossing might make the testaments dirty.
- CR decides for the rest of the meeting (but leaves anyway)
- The pancake in disguise.
- Dunstan wants to know who to give it to.
- John-h tosses onto Rachelís plate.
- A change of position for Rachel.
- Owenís large hole.
- "Itís a frying-pan John-h. Waving it at somebodyís neck is probably not a good plan."
- That one is a canpake. Passed
- Roll up. Roll up. Roll up the canpake.
- They come here in wheelbarrows and go away in motorcars.
- Alison and Martin have apparently gone to bed.
- John-h tells Dunstan he is ready.
- Votes to ban undergraduates. Hung
- Jesus was founded in 1496. That answers (do you mean explains?) a lot.
- Dad du da dadu dada. (With accompanying hand-waving): Passed
- "How about some washing up?" Rosy
- "We donít need any. Weíve got plenty" Owen
- John-h has been beaten by (or perhaps with?) a pancake.
- John-h - explainred.
- Who made God? Dunstan suggests William Blake.
- "It was the mice" Owen
"They made God?" John-h
"Twice times" John-h
"No, I canít imagine more than once" Owen.
- Is Philip Schofield God?
- John-h - Lots of poems but Iíve failed to minute them all.
- Owen - The Knight Whose Armour Didnít Squeak (An Epic by A A Milne)
- Naath - Jonathan Jo
- And more poems...
- Owen does a broom dance.
- Votes to close: Failed
- Votes to close: Passed
- Meeting reopened.
- Water John-h: Passed
- That was just "water John-h", not "pass water on John-h" as that wouldnít be very nice.
- "Sieve" - Owen
"The Holy Bible" John-h
"No, definitely a sieve" Owen
- Rachel can even do it after a year and a half.
- The Holy Bible is not entirely letters.
- Dunstanís Sainsburyís letter is read.
- Dunstan should keep reading the Times and tell us if we get published.
- John-h is all ears.
- Dunstan tells us the Theory of PoohSoc Letters. We nod and grin as we feel it is appropriate.
- Reading: The Contradiction - Rachel, Rosy, Owen, Dunstan and John-h. (Bing-ing at the end of each line).
- "When we have been excited quite enough we bing"
- Votes to close. Passed.
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