Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The Coronation Street hot pot scale

please note this post makes reference to the July 17 episode on CBC

I confess that I didn't see Tuesday night's episode. But don't worry. I've got it stored in my state-of-the-art digital video recorder (you mean wax cylinders - ed) and will have a glorious two-hour festival of Corrie tonight (that will require a lot of hob nobs and lager - ed). Sorry Peter Mansbridge but you've been preempted this evening by Sunita and Karl (a warning: some viewers may find these images disturbing - ed).

But I digress.

I was intrigued to hear Stella ask Dev his opinion of her hot pot on a scale of one to ten (Dev gave it a seven). It made me wonder about a hot pot scale and what it would look like...


1.   Betty would be proud
2.   Needs a soupcon of stout
3.   Gristle is a little too chewy
4.   Too many nutritious vegetables
5.   Three stars from the Michelin Guide (the tire company, not the restaurant guide)
6.   Needs seasoning: try adding a bag of pork scratchings.
7.   Gravy shouldn't be same colour - or consistency - as the canal
8.   Needs a bucket of stout
9.   Flaming Nora! There's something moving in there and it looks like Colin Fishwick!
10. Even Eccles won't touch it

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