'Curate's egg'

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Leg of lamb
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Re: 'Curate's egg'

Postby Leg of lamb » 14 Apr 2008, 20:17

The Modernist! wrote:
Leg of lamb wrote:So what does it actually mean? I was under the (quite possibly mistaken) impression that it was 'neither one nor the other'.



When I use it, and sadly it seems this delightful phrase is now taboo, I use it to mean a mixed bag.


My point is that I'd be worried about any cup list that wasn't a mixed bag!
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Re: 'Curate's egg'

Postby Nikki Gradual » 15 Apr 2008, 18:20

Leg of lamb wrote:
The Modernist! wrote:
Leg of lamb wrote:So what does it actually mean? I was under the (quite possibly mistaken) impression that it was 'neither one nor the other'.



When I use it, and sadly it seems this delightful phrase is now taboo, I use it to mean a mixed bag.


My point is that I'd be worried about any cup list that wasn't a mixed bag!


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Raga Lalit - Hariprasad Chaurasia & Anindo Chatterjee
Raga Vasantapriya - L. Subramaniam
Raga Bhupali - Gianni Ricchizzi
Raga Alhaiya Bilaval - Ram Narayan
Raga Puriya Kalyan – Ravi Shankar
Raga Hemavati - Chitravina N. Ravikiran
Raga Hamsanandi - Mysore Manjunath
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Re: 'Curate's egg'

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 15 Apr 2008, 19:38

Nikki Gradual wrote:
Leg of lamb wrote:
The Modernist! wrote:
When I use it, and sadly it seems this delightful phrase is now taboo, I use it to mean a mixed bag.


My point is that I'd be worried about any cup list that wasn't a mixed bag!


Raga Bairagi Bhairav - Brij Narayan & Zakir Hussain
Raga Lalit - Hariprasad Chaurasia & Anindo Chatterjee
Raga Vasantapriya - L. Subramaniam
Raga Bhupali - Gianni Ricchizzi
Raga Alhaiya Bilaval - Ram Narayan
Raga Puriya Kalyan – Ravi Shankar
Raga Hemavati - Chitravina N. Ravikiran
Raga Hamsanandi - Mysore Manjunath
Raga Bilaskhani Todi - Ghulam Mustafa Khan
Raga Verag Todi - Salamat Ali Khan


At least there's an Italian guy thrown into that mix for variety.
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