Reminds me this story that I need to flesh out before I blab about it here.
the other hand, there was my dear friend David. David is "gone" now
but being from Cheshire England, he had an odd feeling about football
(soccer). He never completely shared it with me but then again, if you
knew David, you knew he was rather "reserved" with certain things. Well
that and I just can't stand sitting on a couch watching a two-plus-hour
"sports" show. I'd rather play.
The Memory Man
An Englishman was touring the USA on holiday and stopped in a remote bar in the mountains of Nevada. He was chatting to the barman when he spotted an old Indian sitting in the corner. He had tribal gear on, long white plaits, wrinkled face. “Who’s he?” asked the man.
“That’s the Memory Man.” said the barman. “He knows everything. He can remember any fact. Go and try him out.”
So the man goes over, and thinking he won’t know about English football, asks “Who won the 1980 FA Cup Final?”
“West Ham,” replies the Memory Man.
“Who did they beat?”
“Arsenal,” was the reply.
“And the score?”
“1-0,” he said.
“Who scored the winning goal?”
“Trevor Brooking,” was the old man’s reply.
The tourist was bowled over by this and told everyone back in England about the Memory Man when he returned.
few years later he went back to the USA on holiday and tried to find
the impressive Memory Man. Eventually he found the bar and sitting in
the same seat was the old Indian only this time he was older and more
Because he was so impressed, the man decided to
greet the Indian in his native tongue. He approached him with the
The Memory Man replied, “Diving header in the six yard box!!