I originally asked this question on English Language & Usage but it was closed for being off-topic as it is asking for a possible (besides the obvious) interpretation of a TV show quote, not English language usage, so I'm trying my luck here:

In the 70s (or possibly 80s) the inimitable Patricia Routledge did a series of five short sketches for the BBC where she plays a woman named Kitty. Practically every sentence is a (pop) culture reference and I've been able to figure out most of them, but this one especially remains a mystery.

The video can be found here:

. At around the 0:30 mark she uses the phrase "I hope you've sealed the envelope properly" - what does this mean? The context is that she's on the phone about to have a conversation with a stereotypical dungaree-wearing, chain-smoking lesbian television producer and she refers to it as "an old golfing retort."

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    Honestly, a lot of these (like the peanuts and the webbing and such) just seem to be intentionally nonsensical. – Walt Jan 12 '17 at 15:49
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    The only way I could make sense of this without any pop culture references is that the preceding line is "I've got the producer for you" and "for you" can be interpreted as "on your side" which can mean that she is attempting to evoke quid-pro-quo bribe imagery (the envelope containing money; the golf course being a venue for private-club back-door deals). Whether people laughed because the prompter said so or it was actually funny for some topical reason, I have no idea. – Yorik Jan 13 '17 at 16:51

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