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Bertha Bathsheba Bluebottle-Bugosi-Coop

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Today we present two images of unclebluebottle's first wife, the enigmatically mad Bertha Bathsheba
Bluebottle-Bugosi........later known as Mrs.Coop, when she married wealthy chicken magnate Henry 'Hen' Coop......
While married to unclebluebottle, Bertha believed herself to be a member of the plant species, and
dressed accordingly.........Whenever it rained (which was most days, as they lived in England) she would stand outside to soak up the water - she called it her 'food from heaven' and believed that it helped her grow........
The bluebottle residence became the talking point of the village, and local children would lean over the garden fence in order to see Bertha standing in the rain, while uncle Bluebottle would be jumping off stacked beer-crates in his futile attempts to fly.....all the while buzz-buzzing...........
Eventually the couple parted ways when, tired of being a plant, Bertha decided she was really destined to be a chicken.......she found the perfect partner in 'Hen' Coop, who with great understanding let her live among the poultry on his farm......

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lelabugosi

Hee-Hee-Hee-Hee!.......Who indeed!......I have no idea, and can only assume that uncle (in his highly-strung state) had forgotten her name!.........It would be 'Bertha'...........
(Photo coming up, Hanne-with-pipe)........
Tatty.....erm.....yes.....good.......(I think)......

gemstone

And who is Bethesda?

Elfie

What a wonderful couple you must be when you bzzzzz along together!! Would I like to see a picture!! - if possible, please??!!

Tatinha

Glad to hear about BerĂª....ere..re...re...re - a Mardi Gras song.

unclebluebottle

Hellooee dear ladies!........I am feeling much better today - yes poor Bethesda was completely aparvalhado.......bzzzzzz.........
Luckily our daughter, Berenice, took after my side of the family and even today is buzzing around in her bumblebee costume, at one with nature.........You may see a photo later on......bzzzzzzzzzzzz.....

Tatinha

I'm very fond on uncle...sb..bottle as it was him to bring me to Bugosiland at the first time. It's shy spirit and unimaginable courage stepped on that stool. It's really sad to hear that his beloved wife was completely barmy ( I research this word on google, it says that means 'aparvalhado').

juneshone

PS how poetic you can be, who would have thunk? tobacco, yes smoke the foul stuff, then you can join me in a wheelchair race down a slippery slope. Just don't forget your oxygen bottle

Dogdaze

WOOF!
I'll get him....I love chasing bikes!......

patsquire

It just comes naturally to me, sweet Hanne dear.

Elfie

Ohhh, patsquire, what a pity you were so rude right after being so poetic!! How CAN you???

lelabugosi

Your insolence has dried it, "chubby"........

patsquire

Maybe you can wipe it from off thy cheek by flapping those enormous ears!

lelabugosi

Mr.LeSquirt............You have brought a tear to my eye............

patsquire

And these are the same people who point and "tsk!" at me from time to time! Shocking!

I will now respond to Hanne's plea for some poetry to lighten Uncle Bluebottle's mood:

I sneezed a sneeze,
into the air.
It fell to earth,
I knew not where.
But hard and cold,
were the looks of those,
in whose vicinity,
I had snoze.

lelabugosi

precious-pebble.......I must admit to having no idea about her 'laying' abilities........
Hanne....I can hear unclebluebottle pounding away at his organ now.......and buzzing!
Heidi-seeminly-surreal-once-more.........Yes, he did roll his own......at home.......(he smoked, also, as well, too)......

gemstone

He probably did SHeidi...roll his own, I mean.

Surreal_Heidi

Mrs BBBBC was sure the tobacco leaf fashion plate. She would have been the belle of the ball here in Kentucky, where tobacco is still king. It's a pity that she's mad as a March hare.

Out of curiosity, did Uncle Bluebottle ever take up smoking? He could have rolled his own at home.

Elfie

Oh, dear uncle, play something sentimental about the blue flower of poetry and cry! Just cry - it will help you I'm sure! Try a couple of bzzzzes too!!

patsquire

sssams . . . . . we are all welcoming you!

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gemmy, I'm aghast, breathless, stunned. About SEVERAL things, girl!

gemstone

sssams...I thought the same thing (actually a little more loudly and less politely) when I first discovered Bonga Bonga and tadpole wine. So take care...it is addictive...and highly hilarious at times (psquirt being the exception...but one must be a good Christian to the less fortunate...just don't call his 1-800-555-Get-Lucky line or you'll regret it).

Was Mrs. Hen Coop a good layer?

lelabugosi

Madam-loadsofesses..........we are simply......people.........(If you have a few days to spare, you can read comments on past puzzles)......
david-many-numbers........she has had many periods of growth since then.......
Mr.Le-Squirt.........All I know is that she was a heavy smoker.....and grew her own tobacco.......
old-furniture-chomper-not-chomping-madam........I think the chicken business was the desire to have wings, but all the while knowing she could never fly...........whereas unclebluebottle has the wings also, as well and can.....not fly.......

sssams. I'm quite new here and I don't have the foggiest idea what is going on. All i know is I started a dance floor riot at wedding puzzle when I mentioned the way men dance at weddings. They all turned into John Travolta and gave it their all

grannygoatlady

sssams...if you are in fact a newcomer, and not a figment of our collective imaginations, we are Profoundly, Proudly, Prodigiously Bugosilanders.....all, but the Perfidious P-Squirt (aka patsquire).

Uncle BB, my heart weeps for your sad memories....I can indeed see how your little "Lettuce Bee" could have won your heart, knowing even then the heartbreak ahead....But why a chicken for heavens sake, I ask myself......

And david_many_numbers....you must have know BBBBC quite well if you were invited to her BM...

patsquire

Whether the rumors of her Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Whole Self nudity are true or not, it cannot be gainsaid, since both her pre- and post-Hen Coop pictures show it, that she was a shill for the tobacco industry, prancing around as she did in her tobacco-leaf garments.

Which is worse, flashing an appreciative public or getting all sort of folks hooked on 'baccy?

david06520

I am fairly certain I attended Bertha Bathsheba Bluebottle's Bat Mitzvah back when she was a mere sapling.

david06520

(note to bugosilanders: please attempt not to scare off innocent newcoming bystander type innocents such as those who might ask who are you people)

juneshone

Welcome ssssams have a read and join the clan

sssams

Who are you people?

unclebluebottle

Oh!...Such memories......such emotions, these images bring forth!......
Mr.Le-Squirt........You are completely wrong as usual......'Lettuce Bee' as I fondly called her, would be fully dressed in her leafy gown and hat at all times - as you see here in the photo.........I fear you are simply indulging in your unhealthy fondness for lechery........
Tatty-from-Brasil.......Happy, no.........it was just that by then she was completely insane!.............
And now I must attend to my organ and shed a tear.......bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.....

Tatinha

So Classy! She looked happier on the left shot when she became a Coop, BBBC.

patsquire

Well now, let's be frank, the neighborhood children peeked over the fence because BBBB believed that only rain which fell directly onto the skin would nurture her. Consequently her standing-outside-to-soak-up-the-water sessions were conducted in the nude, the buff, the altogether. In other words, her birthday suit.

And if she just stood there, not all of her skin would be exposed to direct "heaven food" so she danced about extravagantly and, some say, suggestively. (Indeed, it was rumored that the neighborhood men sometimes joined the children in their observations.) (And one of the neighborhood women.) (Indeed indeed, there is a story that Mr. Henry Coop was touring one day, saw the crowd assembled at the fence, and joined them . . . . and the rest, as they say, is history!)

lelabugosi

They were such a happy couple at first.....On a sunny day, Bertha would sit in a plant-pot in the garden, and uncle would be dancing round her.....buzzing!............

Elfie

No wonder that unclebluebottle bzzzzes and plays organ the way he does!! Play yourself out of it dear uncle!!