We all know Burr loves girls, but he loves money more. In other words he’s a businesman first, a ladies’ man second. He knows that in business you are always learning, that you will never know it all. He’s always open to new ideas. When Phil makes any suggestion to CD, be it business or any general life advice, he often punctuates it with a:
Burr means ‘chicken’ when he says this.
This is an event that is occasionally brought up in reference to either a very stupid idea or a very stupid person suggesting a very stupid idea. In fact it is probably the definition of a very stupid idea. Very stupid is the name of the game here.
It originates from early Instonian years when Phil and Michael ventured to the top of the N Block for art class. Their very stupid teacher suggested everyone draw a shop of any kind that could sell anything – a very stupid project, and one Michael did not show a lot of enthusiasm for, his design being The Ball Shop, a shop that sold any kind of ball you need for sport. It was the shape of a ball…
Michael: Err… yeah… it’s a ball shop…
Stupid teacher: A cog shop?
Michael: No, a ball shop.
Stupid teacher: Cog shop?
Michael: No. BALL shop.
Stupid teacher: Hmm… You should do the cog shop. It could sell all kinds of cogs and be in the shape of a cog!
This stupid teacher years later was demonstrating to boys how careful you need to be with a stanley knife only to then cut half her forearm open. She remains very stupid to this day.
Back in the days of CS, James would defend bomb site B all by himself with nothing except a gun and the guns. When an entire team of terrorists rushed him, he would alert the rest of RHKP in a deep agitated voice, “BBBBBB…”