Dead Pool [308]

Congratulations to Freddie the Frog for correctly predicting the exit stage left of Henry Kissinger, whose passing was reported in the early hours UK time. He was 100.

Known the world over as a stalwart figure in American foreign policy under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. I nicked this off Sly News:

During eight years as a national security adviser and secretary of state, Dr Kissinger was involved in major foreign policy events including the first example of “shuttle diplomacy” seeking peace in the Middle East (that worked out well – NA), secret negotiations with China to defrost relations between the burgeoning superpowers (that worked out well – NA) and the instigation of the Paris peace talks seeking an end to the Vietnam conflict. (which the Yanks lost – NA)

Onwards with Dead Pool 308. You know the rules:

1) Pick 5 famous cunts you think will conk out next. It is first come first serve and no duplicates are allowed. You can always be a cunt and steal someone else’s nominations from the previous pool.

2) Anyone who nominates the world’s oldest man or woman is a cunt who will be ignored.

3) It must be a famous cunt who we have heard of.

4) No swapping picks mid pool unless already taken.

5) Hits are rewarded based on the chronology of death reporting not necessarily chronology of death.

Let the game begin!

46 thoughts on “Dead Pool [308]

  1. Nigel Starmer-Smith
    Norman Jewison
    Desmond Morris
    Len Deighton
    Bill Rodgers (Labour / SDP / Liberal Democrat politician)

    • Jacob de Rothschild
      David de Rothschild
      Lynne forester de Rothschild
      David Rockefeller jnr
      Rick Astley.

  2. Eddie Stobart
    Annette Crosbie
    Alan Greenspan
    Nancy Olson
    Eileen Derbyshire.

    Nice work Freddie.

  3. Congratulations FtF

    My usuals cling stubbornly to life but perhaps one will get into the holiday spirit and become the Ghost of Christmas Present.

    James Hewitt
    Roman Polanski
    Heather Locklear
    Sophia Loren
    Oprah Winfrey

  4. Well done Freddie

    Group Captain John Hemingway DFC
    Flight Lieutenant John Cruikshank VC
    Glynis Johns
    Sandy Gall
    Tom Lehrer

    RIP Henry former Burgomeister of Bremen (I think it was) whilst only a corporal, aged 22 because he was the only one who could speak German. A great man in my book.

  5. Harriet Harman
    Wayne Osmond
    Larry David
    Anthony Fauci
    Engelbert Humperdinck

  6. Henry Kissinger
    How I’m missing yer…
    – Tom Lehrer.

    Jilly Cooper
    Joanna Plastic-Bumley
    Camilla Horseface
    Daniel Barenboim
    Ton Koopman

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