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James: The same procedure as last year, Miss Sophie?
Miss Sophie: The same procedure as every year, James!

The same procedure as every year:
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A sketch written by British author Lauri Wylie in the 1920s, the German TV station Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) recorded “Dinner for One” with Freddie Frinton and May Warden to be broadcast on New Year’s Eve in 1963. This English (!) performance has since become the most frequently repeated TV program ever in Germany, and (if Wikipedia is to be believed) in the world. Entire dialog here.

Good-bye, and good riddance, to the Naughties. I have a grammar quiz of the decade at Spotlight.