And now you see, mate, I'm pretty low, and deserted by all; and Jim, you'll bring me one noggin
of rum, now, won't you, matey?
The nymph with the bodice of oaken bark (she was the hamadryad of an oak) threw a handful of acorns among them; and the two and twenty hogs scrambled and fought for the prize, as if they had tasted not so much as a noggin
of sour milk for a twelvemonth.
And in the bottom o' the carriage they be to put a noggin
o' rum in a small bottle, and chalk it up to my account.
I don't know whether any of you, gentlemen, ever partook of a real substantial hospitable Scotch breakfast, and then went out to a slight lunch of a bushel of oysters, a dozen or so of bottled ale, and a noggin
or two of whiskey to close up with.
A HELMET THAT'S TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL PUTS YOUR NOGGIN
IN HARM'S WAY.
We loved them perhaps even more than Noggin
IVOR GOOD IDEA: Oliver created Ivor The Engine, top, Noggin
The Nog, above, and The Clangers; SAGGY GENIUS: Oliver with Bagpuss PHILIP MEECH
FAVOURITES: Bagpuss, The Clangers, Noggin
the Nog and Ivor the Engine were created by Oliver Postgate, who has died
Loaf, as he calls himself, was spurred into action when, as a drama teacher, his comparisons between Noggin
the Nog and Shakespeare's Hamlet (both were princes afflicted with an evil uncle) were greeted with blank expressions from his students.
From Ivor the Engine in the late 50s, to Noggin
the Nog, Pogle's Wood and The Clangers in the 60s, through to Bagpuss and the colour re-makes of Noggin
The Nog in the 70s.
She has worked across the various NOGGIN
and Nick Jr.
But now a class of Scots schoolkids are fighting to restore Noggin
The Nog to his BBC throne.