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RG Day 10: L’Oiseau Est La Mot

Posted by gauloises1 on June 2, 2010

Continuing today’s theme of somewhat-underachievers coming good … how about Tomas Berdych in his first Slam semi-final?

He defeated Mikhail Youzhny 63 61 62. That’s backing up his straight sets defeat of Andy Murray and was his fifth victory without dropping a set in succession. That’s no lapses in concentration, no chokes, no wavering of the will. In five matches. From Tomas Berdych. Am I making my point?

Tough day for Mikhail Youzhny, obviously. Come to Queens, sad panda. Let me comfort you. All will be well.

But seriously … Berdych! In the semis! It’s such a great result and I’m so pleased, not just because I like Berdych (I don’t know when that happened, but it did) but because of one of my favourite tennis fans/commenters/human beings, Bismarck, who never fails to make my life better with his uniquely despairing and unswervingly faithful devotion to the Berdman. Congrats, Bis. Have a small picspam.

Fly, my pretty! Fly!

11 Responses to “RG Day 10: L’Oiseau Est La Mot”

  1. naughty T...urbane gentleman said

    indeed Berd may be the word but Biz is the artfully turned phrase.. congrats Bizzy Berdy

  2. irefusetotellyou said

    (to the tune of “Eye of the Tiger”)

    BERD
    BERD BERD BERD
    BERD BERD BERD
    BERD BERD BERRRRDDD

    He is such a smoking hot toddy that it hurts my eyes sometimes.

  3. Saoirse said

    That second to last picture of Big Bird makes me a happy kitty… mainly because it reminds me of this old RG 2009 favourite… Sigh.

    https://newballs.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/elf41.jpg?w=334&h=479

    • irefusetotellyou said

      thanks for REMINDING ME OF THAT TIME AND HIS FACE! oh, his sweet smiling face!

      Now excuse me while I go cry in a corner somewhere.

    • gauloises1 said

      One of my favourite Elf photos OF ALL TIME. And that’s saying a lot.

  4. Bismarck said

    after the neutronic bomb apocalypse of the 3rd world war when people of the distant future will search my lil student´s flat to learn how the people of the previous age were living they´ll find a notebook with one tab permanently opened on this post.
    or that´s how i envision it.

    thanks so much gauly, for the post and that kind shoutout. *loves back*

    ps: POJDE ME BERD! love the first pic.

    pps: yes, i totes had to google translate the headline, jajaja.

  5. crazyone said

    Bissy! Congrats.

    • Bismarck said

      ahoj c1! and thanks! 😛
      too bad berdman´s impossible dream is likely to find an end vs the guy who hits even bigger. 😐

  6. Bismarck said

    l’oiseau est mort. 😦

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