The F word

“Fuck, fucking, fucker, fucked” and its compounds of fuckwit and motherfucker, have become such useful and variously used words, no doubt because of the consonant concentrated sound and projection, usually in violent usage and invective.Of course, it has nothing to do with its original meaning of having sex.Its derivative seems to be from the 15th century with Germanic Dutch and Flemish roots, but it is a widely used English word albeit a disphemism or unpleasant term and now so loosely ...

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The BBC have no notion of shame

‘There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.’ Mark Twain So said a keen observer of the propriety of the “freedom of information” which the BBC is now egregiously and tendentiously summoning as a reason for appealing against its contrived “exclusive” and baseless intrusion into the life of Cliff Richard, by the completely extravagant live reporting of the police raiding his home about an...

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The anti-Trump absurdity

During the official visit of Donald Trump to the UK, we shall see militant street protests( immediately supplemented by the ever ready extreme left-wing activists) which aim to express supposedly “public” outrage towards the elected President of the United States of America for his, er… attitude to women (” grabbing by the pussy” resulting in knitted pussy hats – such fun!); his, er… arrogance; his , er… wealth and power; his, er… changeable and random foreign policy, probably in declining...

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Anyone for tennis ? yes everyone!

With Wimbledon fresh in the summer air,WWW has some excellent quotes about the game ; New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up. Jimmy Connors I call tennis the McDonalds of sport. You go in they make a quick buck out of you and you’re out.  Pat Cash In other sports, the ‘lateral euphemism’ is in its infancy. At Wimbledon, for example they...

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Football -that great emotional sport

Now that everyone it seems -even those not normally drawn to the game , is football mad and  intent on following the World Cup , one of the many irredeemably corrupt vehicles for personal wealth creation by FIFA, there are some great quotes on the site about football and sport. Here are just a few; The nice aspect about football is that, if things go wrong, it’s the manager who gets the blame. Gary Lineker Football is popular because stupidity...

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