In the early years of the 16th century, to combat the rising tide of religious unorthodxy, the Pope gave Cardinal Ximinez of Spain leave to move without let or hindrance throughout the land, in a reign of violence, terror and torture that makes a smashing film. This was the Spanish Inquisitions...
Man- "I didn't expect this kind of spanish inquisition"
by ImmaLumberjack November 11, 2010
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1) A very clever sketch performed by the Monty Python boys consisting of a group of blundering cardinals dressed in silly red hats who laugh diabolically and torture unsuspecting english persons with dish-drying racks. Amongst their weaponry are such diverse elements as: fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms...
2) What nobody expects.
by jiffy pop May 19, 2004
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when you are being interrogated/questioned ruthlessly by an individual or individuals.
Girlfriend: where were you last night?
me: at home.
Girlfriend: why didn't you answer my calls?
me: my phone was dead.
girlfriend: well why didn't you call?
Me: damn! what the hell is this??? the Spanish inquisition???
by Durty Hutchinson March 2, 2008
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Ruthless inquisitors who use such
torture as poking with soft cushions and forcible seating in a comfy chair.
*I* don't know - Mr Wentworth just told me to come in here and say that there was trouble at the mill, that's all - I didn't expect a kind of Spanish Inquisition.
by Kid A February 9, 2004
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