Tag Archives: Humphrey Appleby

Funny When Life Eventually Imitates Art

Sir Humphrey: “Well, we can always try to persuade them [the BBC] to withdraw programs voluntarily, once they realize that transmission is not in the public interest.” Jim Hacker: “Well, it is not in my interest. And I represent the … Continue reading

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Sir Humphrey Appleby Would Be SO Proud

“Security implications.” was the great catch-all that Sir Humphrey would use in ‘Yes, Minister’. That would end all conversation and Sir Humphrey would get his way. Seems John Bercow has learnt this one and is trying to use it to … Continue reading

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