5 Responses to “Do not be afraid, be very very frightened”

  1. dearieme August 20, 2012 at 18:35 Permalink

    Thank God they were kept away from Greenwich, eh?

  2. JD August 20, 2012 at 19:06 Permalink

    yes, very elegant :(

    this ‘sport’ was invented by Spike Milligan. In his war memoirs(sic) he wrote that in Tunisia, during R&R, they would relax in the Med and Spike invented a game whereby he would submerge himself and then sing a song and the other squaddies had to guess what the song was from the bubbles…..
    well it’s no sillier than synchro :)

  3. CherryPie August 20, 2012 at 19:21 Permalink

    Not a very photogenic sport…

  4. Mark in Mayenne August 21, 2012 at 15:30 Permalink

    Following JH’s response to a recent question of mine, I’m campaigning for sexual equality, and men’s synchronised swimming as an olympic sport.

  5. James Higham August 21, 2012 at 16:32 Permalink

    I really want to know why they try to look so ugly? The make-up, the expressions, the hands clenched as claws and the gnarled feet at grotesque angles – who told them there was any beauty in it? Who devised the points system in this “sport”?

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