To mess up, speak with excessive candor, or to discuss something inapropriate
“Mr Verity: Now I've got to get him to the fish tank and sing. Husband: Oh. Mr Verity: (sings) And did those feet, in ancient time... Manager: (walking up, hearing the singing) Oh dear, did somebody say mattress to Mr Lambert?”
Eg. Pleiades. Called open to distinguish this kind of cluster from a globular cluster
Drouwen, Drenthe, Netherlands
Starred with Michael Douglas. Received an Oscar nomination for leading role in this film.
1748; rejected Cartesian dualism of mind and body and proposed the metaphor of human being as machine
Director: Hugh Wilson. Also starred Bubba Smith, Donovan Scott & George Gaynes. The new police recruits. Call them slobs. Call them jerks. Call them gross. - Just don't call them when you're in trouble.
Commentator: ...Well the competitors will be off' in a moment ... Simon-Zinc-Trumpet-Harris, married to a very attractive table lamp. Nigel Incubator-Jones, his best friend is a tree, and in his spare time he's a stockbroker. Gervaise Brook-Hampster is in the Guards, and his father uses him as a wastepaper basket."
Not so popular anymore, since the rise of strip clubs