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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 9:17 pm

I think the real price for helping France was booting it out from Middle East?
In the 1950s?
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 9:41 pm

"All we ask in return is to be able to eat our own fish.”"

u mean the fish u stole from Iceland? 

"The Cod Wars (Icelandic: Þorskastríðin, "the cod wars", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic. ... The term "cod war" was coined by a British journalist in early September 1958."

Anglo-Icelandic Cod Wars "fishing disputes with Britain 1948–76."  hemm, based on the cod war period, it looks that this stolen fish was used for something else..cheap after war food, stolen fish, with chips!
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 9:48 pm

I’ve been fishing three times. The closest I got to Icelandic fish was Peel. And I’ve never caught anything.

I do like a kipper.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 9:53 pm

I did once get some Hákarl by mail order, and which I drank with Brennivín.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 10:16 pm

Don't mention the war.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOJCZcW8wQM

At the time in London you dare not say you were Icelandic, especially school kids. So they pretended to be Norwegian.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 11:21 pm

 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 11:32 pm

All that inbreeding is bound to have an effect. Maybe cod is all they can now eat. Sad.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 2nd, 2020, 11:52 pm

Time has changed even there, they possibly have not got to Sushi yet, but they have Vegan Cod Fish 燕麦鳕鱼. Also known as Green Cod!
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 3rd, 2020, 12:36 am

They not only have sushi, they even serve it with a locally grown wasabi (not to be confused with the usual mixture of ground horseradish, mustard flour, corn starch and green food coloring). 
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 3rd, 2020, 12:38 am

But to Paul's point, island nations are indeed prone to inbreeding. When royals can only marry other royals, we get the turbo version...
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 3rd, 2020, 1:04 am

They not only have sushi, they even serve it with a locally grown wasabi (not to be confused with the usual mixture of ground horseradish, mustard flour, corn starch and green food coloring). 
I have a bottle of horseradish vodka. (My own horseradish, but Tesco's finest vodka.) I've been saving it for a special occasion. Coronavirus won't stand a chance.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

March 22nd, 2020, 1:05 am

You probably won’t be aware of this but tea has got political, yet again. A Tory MP was photographed with some Yorkshire Tea, a particularly delicious brand. The left are now boycotting this brand. (I’m drinking it as fast as I can!)
That was no ordinary MP; it was the current occupant of #11 Downing Street.
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

April 22nd, 2020, 9:15 am

Matt Hancock forced to deny ‘political’ opt-out from EU ventilators

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... l-decision


Maybe someone can tell the government that UK is still in the EU.

He added: “It beggars belief that they deliberately, intentionally, with forethought and against advice, decided not to take part. And that they trotted out every excuse in the book when they realised they had messed up.”
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

April 22nd, 2020, 4:40 pm

Very misleading. See Bad Reporting thread.

Don't forget to take those blue pills with the Kool Aid!
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

April 22nd, 2020, 4:58 pm

Very misleading. See Bad Reporting thread.

Don't forget to take those blue pills with the Kool Aid!
Well, no, nice try. See Keir Starmer in Parliament today.
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