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T-shirt of the week: Shield of Sir Robin

Of all the Knights of the (Monty Python) Round Table, who can forget Sir Robin, the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot, who nearly faced the fierce dragon of Angnor, who almost stood up to the vicious chicken of Bristol, and who personally wet himself at the Battle for Badon Hill?

Of all the Knights of the (Monty Python) Round Table, who can forget Sir Robin, the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot, who nearly faced the fierce dragon of Angnor, who almost stood up to the vicious chicken of Bristol, and who personally wet himself at the Battle for Badon Hill?

It is the aforementioned Fowl Beast of Bristol that presumably adorns Sir Robin's shield, the symbol of a mighty warrior who so often resorted to the better part of valor — and was not above the sacrifice of his minstrels, to which there was much rejoicing. Now you too can bear the heraldic crest of this unparalleled champion of discretion with the Shirt of Sir Robin, professing to all whom you may encounter that this is someone not to be trifled with. Particularly if he's standing on good carpet.

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