|Joel Uckelman on 24 Nov 2001 22:32:10 -0000|
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|Re: hosers-talk: cool|
Thus spake "Jon Stewart": > > Are you referring to the one with the pneumatic pumpkin chucker, trebuchet, > > > and the target castles? That was a good one. The newer seasons without the > > British guy as a co-host aren't nearly as entertaining, since his > > replacement's being American cuts down on the use of British slang. > > > I'd never seen the show before; it was revealed yesterday that the > "American" guy is really a Canuck. > > I know a pumpkin chucker when I see one, and so when I say artillery > cannon, I mean artillery cannon. The teams built black powder cannons. One > had about a 2.5" diameter, the other one was about 4.5" (it won, despite > probably being the less robust cannon). They had a pro do the wiring and > they all sat in a bunker when they shot them off. > > It was cool. Oh, that was one I didn't see last year, then. -- J.