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Farewell to the legendary Bill Frindall..........

Old Jan 30th 2009, 3:06 pm
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.......... who died today, aged 69.

An encyclopaedic cricket brain, and a strong sense of fair play which he was not averse to expressing publicly.

And his eye for statistics was of couse ummatched.

He was a long-term sufferer from Legionnaire's Disease.

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RIP Bill...a true gentleman and cricketing legend.
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there are people that you wish that you have met them by just looking at their pictures...

i can say that he is one of them


but by the way ... how often are people in UK have a beard like this man?

and is it connected to age only .. or what is the idea behind it?

dose it add any value or portliness to a person over there?
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there are people that you wish that you have met them by just looking at their pictures...

i can say that he is one of them


but by the way ... how often are people in UK have a beard like this man?

and is it connected to age only .. or what is the idea behind it?

dose it add any value or portliness to a person over there?
In the UK growing a beard is usually a sign of a guy too lazy to shave, nothing more
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In the UK growing a beard is usually a sign of a guy too lazy to shave, nothing more
........ or a polar explorer...........
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In the UK growing a beard is usually a sign of a guy too lazy to shave, nothing more


strange
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In the UK growing a beard is usually a sign of a guy too lazy to shave, nothing more
Poppicock...

A beard is a sign of great strength and wisdom...

I am a beard wearer and patron and enjoy the furriness of my face, as does Mrs SB, more importantly

Many of my friends in the UK have beards and non are slum dwellers, students or left wing radicals....

Big up to you Beady and your promotion of the Beardism!
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.......... who died today, aged 69.

An encyclopaedic cricket brain, and a strong sense of fair play which he was not averse to expressing publicly.

And his eye for statistics was of couse ummatched.

He was a long-term sufferer from Legionnaire's Disease.

RIP.
Yes a great in the world of statistics and radio broadcasting, I shall miss his slot on the BBC website, when many questions were answered....
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Poppicock...

A beard is a sign of great strength and wisdom...

I am a beard wearer and patron and enjoy the furriness of my face, as does Mrs SB, more importantly

Many of my friends in the UK have beards and non are slum dwellers, students or left wing radicals....

Big up to you Beady and your promotion of the Beardism!


that's something i am happy to hear. I agree that the beard is a manish thing that is as you beautifully said a sign of great strength and wisdom


but is the beard in UK sometimes linked to religion (i am asking about none muslims)
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Yes a great in the world of statistics and radio broadcasting, I shall miss his slot on the BBC website, when many questions were answered....
At least it means that "Paul Hawkins of Dubai" won't be irritating us any more.........
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when i compare what Shadya said and what Sky Blue said ... i started to doubt her creditability
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that's something i am happy to hear. I agree that the beard is a manish thing that is as you beautifully said a sign of great strength and wisdom


but is the beard in UK sometimes linked to religion (i am asking about none muslims)
I wouldn't really say it is linked to religion, there are many reasons why someone would grow a beard...

In the muslim world, what is the importance/significance of growing a beard?
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I wouldn't really say it is linked to religion, there are many reasons why someone would grow a beard...

In the muslim world, what is the importance/significance of growing a beard?


many scholars say that it is a must for a muslim to have it.

some of them are growing it not based on the order of islam but based on traditions.
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helped pass many an afternoon when I was meant to be working

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that's something i am happy to hear. I agree that the beard is a manish thing that is as you beautifully said a sign of great strength and wisdom


but is the beard in UK sometimes linked to religion (i am asking about none muslims)
it gets itchy though....
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