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  • Im sure you are not suggesting that we engage in pythonesque tactics where we walk up to a house whilst taking fire telling the gunman that “it didnt hurt” and “its only a flesh wound” until we get within the distance to give him a tazing and a clip around the ear.

    Good For The Goose « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The Discworld series is very "pythonesque":) in that most of the books revolve (or should I say evolve?) around characters that are very well defined.

    Conversation With a Tai Ko

  • I have not the slightest doubt that Shane Warne would have smacked it for six in the same circumstances - even if he'd been calling at the ground on the way home from the club with an empty bottle in our hand and a pythonesque thong in the other.

    The Python Squeeze

  • XIST is also a XML parser with a very simple and pythonesque tree API.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • James, is blind, deaf and can't walk or talk, yet has been deemed "fit for work" by the new system, i really can't believe this, outside my concepts of reality, monty pythonesque.

    The Guardian World News

  • This sad pantomime becomes more pythonesque every day.

    Guy Fawkes' blog

  • With a name taken from the title of a Roald Dahl novel that spells tortoise backwards Kent seven piece Esiotrot perfectly capture Dahl's wierd and wonderful pythonesque sense of fun.

    The Devil Has The Best Tuna

  • First I want to say that i’m a HUGE fan of your writings and your monty-pythonesque humour, and the only reason that I do not interact more with you on the comment is that my english is very poor (i come from Switzerland).

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  • 10 October 2010 7:28PM marionl i really can't believe this, outside my concepts of reality, monty pythonesque.

    The Guardian World News

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  • Python, the programming language, was conceived in the late 1980s and its implementation was started in December 1989 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Python_%28programming_language%29#History but Monty Python has just celebrated its 41st anniversay.

    February 19, 2011

  • Ah, I have some clue about this having recently watched a documentary series about the group. Monty Python was the name of the fictional theatrical agent who brought the various group members together, created to sound both flamboyant and right dodgy.

    February 2, 2011

  • Ah, but the comedy series was named after the programming language.

    February 1, 2011

  • 'Pythonesque' has got nothing to do with the programming language as far as I was aware. It's really coined from the name of the UK TV comedy series, Monty Python.

    February 1, 2011