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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 1:41 am

Jo Cox = Boris Johnson
Is that a bad analogy? Ditch?
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 5:13 am

Jo Cox = Boris Johnson
Is that a bad analogy? Ditch?
Best not to go there.

It's a funny old world. The left screams and shouts, calls for people to be lynched, beheaded, etc. And then Boris says "Humbug" and they are outraged. I'm still struggling to understand how the left copes with their obvious, at least to me, hypocrisy. It's no different with education though. Extreme left says "Ban all private schools and redistribute their assets." Moderate left says, "Ban all private schools and redistribute their assets. But not until my children have finished." 
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 3:27 pm

"Humbug" sounds so 19th century, Toff debating society mumbo-jumbo.

people to be lynched, beheaded, etc.
I'm more worried about the 'etc' part .. fear of the unknown.

// More accurately --. "Bah! Humbug"
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 4:06 pm

"It’s time to end the posh, outdated tradition of jeering in Parliament"

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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 5:40 pm

‘Cry “Bully!” And let slip the dogs of outrage.’ McDonnell Anthony in Jeremy Caesar Act 3 Scene 1
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 5:44 pm

It reminded me of another "H" word they wanted to ban - Holocaust.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 6:36 pm

Humbug or salt water taffy? No contest.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 26th, 2019, 9:29 pm

I have come to the only logical, internally consistent, conclusion that the left and remainers don’t understand the concept of metaphor. In which case when they suggest beheading someone...
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 2:24 am

Humbug or salt water taffy? No contest.
Turrón beats them all. The soft version, which Arabs brought to Iberia. Ten different stories about the origin of the recipe and the name, but I was told it came from the Arabic name of Tamarisk (the candy was originally produced from its sop). It was a sweet treat with medicinal properties. Now they make from egg whites and sugar. Same as with marshmallows - once tasty candies made of starchy malva roots or stems with various positive medicinal effects, and today they make them of gelatine and other filth.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 4:26 am

Is that like nougat? That’s a full meal!
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 9:33 am

// More accurately --. "Bah! Humbug"
BTW only 89 chopping days to Christmas.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 9:45 am

I have come to the only logical, internally consistent, conclusion that the left and remainers don’t understand the concept of metaphor. In which case when they suggest beheading someone...
It's sad; I suspect that Left doesn't do metaphor.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 10:09 am

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politi ... th-threats

In the UK politics, you're a non-entity if you cannot boast of having received death threats.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 12:25 pm

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”   

Clever.
It's like a bet each way.
 
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Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

September 27th, 2019, 12:38 pm

Is that like nougat? That’s a full meal!
It was supposed to be a full meal. When Arab traders travelled across Asia to sell spices, cloths or black slaves they took the nougat with them for a nutritious treat which doesn't go bad. Good old times!
I made the inferior egg-white version once (for my ex) - 4 hours of mixing whites over the steam, but the happy stuffed face was worth it!
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