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Old 01-28-2013, 06:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The kitchen maid takes offense at the footman following the new kitchen girl, Ivy, "like a basset hound".
I find this objectionable, on behalf of basset hounds everywhere.
Bassets have better taste.
Although...she is the kitchen girl...she may have the inside track on goodies...
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh for sure, yummies.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Loved hearing that. My wife and I are Downton junkies and we laughed when we heard that line!
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Apparently, I am missing a great show... haven't seen it, but have heard good things.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I missed that comment but I get really annoyed at that sort of throw-away remark. Not quite the same but I was watching a quiz show here (Eggheads - UK) the other week when one question went along the lines of "What is the St.Hubertus hound behind". Choice, the Bloodhound, the Basset Hound and the Greyhound. The answer "well the only one of those three that's a hunting hound is the Bloodhound, that's my answer" Yeah right!! I was so tempted to write in, but there's no point!!

I am a Downton Abbey fan however!
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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my peeples are Downton Abbey fans!! they just started. they finished Season 1 and on Season 2 now, and are taping Season 3. We look forward to hearing that line sometimes.

it's a little soap-opera-ish for me however. i'd rather be watching sports. so i usually snoozes on the couch while they watch.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Hahaha I love Downton Abbey but somehow missed that line! I'm sure it would be for the goodies though!
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Lol I heard that line... funny OH took more umbrage than I did and he's somewhat of a newbie to our houndies. I miss Sunday nights with Downton and Homeland
Worm there's also a christmas episode after series 3...
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I watch it on Netflix, so all I've seen so far is the first 7 episodes....waiting and waiting for more to become available there.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Great series, wonderful costumes, but what is that yellow lab doing in the opening credits???? At very least we should have foxhounds and Bassets!
That comment about the footman looking like a Basset was interesting. People tell me our dog looks sad, but I think Rose is beautiful, and all Bassets are beauties. Sad? Nope!
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