PFTF

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AcronymDefinition
PFTFProgram for the Future
PFTFPropulsion Flight Test Fixture (US NASA)
PFTFPining for the Fjords (Monty Python)
PFTFProject Face to Face (AIDS awareness)
PFTFPlay for the Flag (Xbox game)
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PINING FOR THE FJORDS? SET sail from Southampton on board the Celebrity Silhouette from Celebrity Cruises and enjoy a seven-night summer exploration of the Norwegian Fjords including Bergen, Alesund, Flam and Stavanger before sailing back to Southampton.
We were pining for the fjords; next morning, we arose early as the Sky glided through the towering peaks of gorgeous Geirangerfjord.
Pining for the fjords The Naeroyfjord and Fjaerlandsfjord are two needle-thin tributaries of stunning Sognefjord, which, at around 120 miles long and 4260ft deep, is the world's largest fjord.
There's no "extra life,'' no saved game to restart from, no option to continue from roughly the moment before you began pining for the fjords, in the words of the Monty Python crew.
But Defoe had already drilled one yawning chance against the legs of Tromso keeper Marcus Sahlman when they were pining for the fjords after 21 minutes, the England striker supplying a deft finish from Erik Lamela's exquisite first-time pass.
Unless you like truly dramatic scenery, air so pure you want to bottle it and, like me, have always wanted to find out why that Monty Python parrot was pining for the fjords.
(1) 'The Dead Parrot' skit: Pet store owner tries to convince [a] disgruntled buyer that a Norwegian Blue parrot is resting or pining for the fjords although the only reason it's still upright is because it's nailed to its perch.
They are not off somewhere pining for the fjords. They did not leave behind a clutch of little litres growing into adulthood.
In the scene, John Cleese complains about his Norwegian blue and becomes furious as shop owner Michael Palin claims it is just "restin" and "pining for the fjords".
Davis pining for the fjords AWAY from the awards season, The Dikler hears that snooker legend Steve Davis will be ruing his first-round exit from the UK Championship at Telford even more than normal.
Did the delegation tell the minister "Merseytram's not dead, it's pining for the fjords"?
In the skit, a petshop conman, played by Michael Palin, tries to tell new owner John Cleese that a clearly dead bird is just "tired following a prolonged squawk" or "pining for the fjords".