Well, I tended to use the cellars of coffee bars and play washboard in skiffle groups. smile

But, in any case, that was prolly a bit before your time in The Great Wen wink

And you're quite right: la politesse is the leit motif of our exponent of the sackbut (Thinks: Did he play in the Tittipu Town Band?)

Gee whiz, Commando, intellectual banter such as that is usually overheard only in downtown London.
I, a country girl, am impressed. smile
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