Tuesday, June 13, 2006

"Are You Being Served?"

Are You Being Served?L to R: Mrs. (Betty) Slocombe, Miss (Shirley) Brahms, Mr. (James/Dick Lucas), Mr. (Cuthbert Rumbold), Mr. Mash, Mr. (Ernest) Grainger, Mr. (Wilberforce Clayborne) Humphries, Captain (Stephen) Peacock

Lyrics to a British comedy show I like, of the 1970s. Even though it's British, the show makes me feel at home, comfortable:

"Are You Being Served?"

Ground floor: perfumery,
stationery and leather goods,
wigs and haberdashery
kitchenware and food. Going up!

First floor: telephones,
gents ready-made suits,
shirts, socks, ties, hats,
underwear and shoes. Going up!

Second floor: carpets,
travel goods and bedding,
material, soft furnishings,
restaurant and teas. Going down!