Other British versus European statistics that spring to mind
are the appealing ones the Government often trots out.
I know Robson has a history of making unexpected big-name signings - Juninho, Emerson, Ravenelli spring to mind
- but I just can't see Jimmy-Floyd adding his name to that list.
In relation to Dix's and Beckmann's monster mashes, Paul McCarthy's mutilated pirate heads readily spring to mind
The list included Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Fiji and Luxembourg, not exactly the first names that spring to mind
when people think of film.
Bush contributors Rockwell, Lockheed-Martin and Boeing spring to mind
as spectacular failures in the space program, despite receiving generous taxpayer funding (think Challenger, etc.
When someone comments on security, three things spring to mind
- the thuggish bouncer, the retired old man on a building site and the professional, impeccable character who is polite yet stern.
But then the words "plot", "the" and "lost" spring to mind
far too often.
Strawberries and cream, Pete Sampras and Bjorn Borg are probably the first things that spring to mind
when you think of Wimbledon.
The words of Wordsworth, updated by Flanders and Swann, spring to mind
on seeing Miss Nora Hicklin, 23, of Wavertree, wearing the first new 'clippies' uniform, when conductresses reported for training at Liverpool Corporation's Dingle depot, in March, 1952 Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
The moment The Eels spring to mind
on the opening Cinderella, the Southampton enigma turns all Radiohead on your ears.