King Arthur: I’m not interested! Guard 2: It could be carried by an African swallow !
In the end, it’s concluded that the airspeed velocity of a (European) unladen swallow is about 24 miles per hour or 11 meters per second. But, the real question is not about swallows at all. King Arthur in the movie had two coconut shells that he banged together to simulate the sound of a horse galloping.
King Arthur was the fourth- the first two questions were the same as for Lancelot, Robin and Galahad, but the third was: “What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?” Arthur asked which kind of swallow: African or European, and when the bridgekeeper answered “I don’t know that”, he was thrown into the gorge
Lancelot: To seek the Holy Grail. Bridgekeeper: Whatis your favorite color ? Lancelot: Blue. Bridgekeeper: Right, off you go.
ERIC IDLE was the nicest of the six members of Monty Python. He was born in the North of England… well when I say the nicest he wasn’t absolutely the nicest. Michael Palin is generally recognized as being the nicest. Actually Terry Jones is pretty nice too and certainly he’s very nice at parties.
French : Go and boil your bottoms, you sons of silly persons! French : Go and boil your bottoms, you sons of a silly person. French : You don’t frighten us, English pig dogs.
King Arthur: The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water, signifying by divine providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. That is why I am your king .
Guard: (indcredulous) What, a swallow , carrying a coconut ? Arthur: It could grip it by the husk! A five-ounce bird could *not* carry a one-pound coconut ! Arthur: (exasperated) Well it doesn’t matter!
According to research from the Avian Demography Unit of the University of Capetown, the European swallow has an average length of 12.2 cm and an average mass of about 20 grams.
Shh! Knight of Ni : We are now the Knights who say “Ekky-ekky-ekky-ekky-z’Bang, zoom-Boing, z’nourrrwringnmmm”. Other Knight of Ni : Ni ! Knight of Ni : Therefore, we must give you a test.
The words ” Monty Python ” were added because they claimed it sounded like a really bad theatrical agent, the sort of person who would have brought them together, with John Cleese suggesting ” Python ” as something slimy and slithery, and Eric Idle suggesting ” Monty “.
In several scenes the monks chant in Latin: “Pie Jesu domine, dona eis requiem”. The translation of this is: “Merciful Lord Jesus, grant them rest.” It’s part of the standard Latin funeral rite.
Buddy: Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color ?
If Your Favorite Color is Blue . If this is your favorite color you are conservative, reliable and trustworthy – you are quite trusting of others although you are very wary in the beginning until you are sure of the other person. At the same time, you also have a deep need to be trusted.
The Bridge Keeper asks the question, “What is the capital of Assyria?”. Well Bridge Keeper, depending exactly on what time in history you’re referring to, Assyria has had four capital cities: Ashur (or Qalat Sherqat ), Calah (or Nimrud ), the short-lived Dur Sharrukin (or Khorsabad ), and Nineveh .