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That Old Geezer

On 11 Jul 2006 at 12:38am Weird Bob wrote:
What's the name of that Old Geezer who lives in Friars Walk and wears a tea-cosy on his head, who you usually see hobbling to Waitrose? Someone toldme he's a professor or something.
On 11 Jul 2006 at 3:10am me wrote:
I believe that he is swedish and i was also under the impression that he was a proffesor.
On 11 Jul 2006 at 3:33pm dats wrote:
Economics, I heard.
On 11 Jul 2006 at 10:49pm Lord Pike wrote:
I've seen him in Tesco. He doesn't look in great shape, but I thought that four years ago and he's still here.
Most people would look a complete knob with that tea-cosy, but somehow he pulls it off. Sort of.
On 16 Jul 2006 at 1:02am Chav wrote:
Thats my gramps
On 19 Jul 2006 at 8:54am self imposed exile wrote:
I saw the tail end of Panarama, or somesuch tv show, in which he was interviewed, having a pivotal role in an African nations economic collapse - I wish I'd caught more.
On 21 Jul 2006 at 10:33am dats wrote:
Tasmania, I heard. Didn't know he was on Panorama tho!
On 21 Jul 2006 at 10:34am dats wrote:
duh-uh, obviously I meant TANZANIA!
On 23 Jul 2006 at 11:02am self imposed exile wrote:
It might have been a Money Programme, but whatever, he didn't come across as a terribly worthwhile member of the human race. If anyone knows his name, please post so I can google it & get my facts straight. Or perhaps post a wikipedia link?
On 27 Jul 2006 at 8:45pm black_echo wrote:
His name is REG, when he goes shopping, he has to have all his change in 5ps!!!
On 4 Aug 2006 at 12:57am a slightly moist problem wrote:
Reg Green Not much on the web, but a bit about him here. http://www.developmentstrategies.org/Archives/1977ReviewEastAfrica/rea2.htm I saw the tail end of the same programme funnily enough, about 10 years ago. I think it was an Open University programme about African Economics rather than Panorama.

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