BURPA

AcronymDefinition
BURPABasic Research Proposal Announcement
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At one point Sanchez was surrounded by a posse of photographers who crouched and sniped around his position like Burpa warriors manning a valley in 'Carry On Up The Khyber'.
The comedy capers, filmed in 1968, revolved around a rebellion by local Burpa tribesmen.
It is a terrific joke, of course, but few will cavil when I say that the Carry On team's greatest moment actually came when the foothills of Snowdonia stood in for the Khyber Pass, as the Burpas clashed with the Third Foot and Mouth.