ITSEE Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yello Polka Dot Textual Criticism

Ok I apologize for that but every time I see ‘ITSEE’ I can’t help but think of the old song, ‘Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’. Anyway- my nostalgic memories aside-

The Birmingham Colloquia on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament has been announced.

The Seventh Colloquium will be held in Birmingham on 28th – 31st March 2011, with the title “Early Christian Writers and the Text of the New Testament”. Offers of papers on this topic should be addressed to

If you visit the link you’ll find, eventually, all the booking info you need if you want to attend a conference where, as I understand it, every participant, male and female, wears a yellow polka dot bikini (which is, as you can imagine, both horrifying and amusing). (Indeed, I think Tommy Wasserman wears one all the time!).

And here’s the theme song of ITSEE …

5 thoughts on “ITSEE Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yello Polka Dot Textual Criticism

  1. Doug 26 Oct 2010 at 8:58 am

    You are going, right? You will post a pic of your “attire”?


    • Jim 26 Oct 2010 at 9:13 am

      not a chance


  2. Eric Chamblee 26 Oct 2010 at 9:31 am

    Doug, 5$ by paypal and it is yours.


    • Jim 26 Oct 2010 at 10:01 am



  3. Tommy Wasserman 8 Nov 2010 at 8:39 am

    Very good!


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