Charlie O. wrote:I learnt something that presumably every British poster here has known all along - that Minnie The Minx is a Beano comics character. I'd always thought that our own Minnie made up the name. (Anna may be pleased to know that the revelation came courtesy of Viv Albertine's excellent memoir, wherein she describes Slits singer Ari Up as "a cross between Lolita and Minnie the Minx.")
I remember in the early-ish days of BCB, once The (British) Office became available in the States, so much suddenly made sense. There were so many avatars, signatures, and recurring jokes and banter that were suddenly illuminated.