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by bindeweede
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: The poems of Brian Bilston.
Replies: 66
Views: 13042

Re: The poems of Brian Bilston.

Roger’s Thesaurus In order to grow, expand, widen his lexicological corpus, Roger bought, acquired, purchased a synonymopedia, a thesaurus. Soon, presently, without delay, he no longer ran out of things to say, speak, utter, express, articulate, give voice to, pronounce, communicate. This was all v...
by bindeweede
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General Health Issues.
Topic: Here’s what coronavirus does to the body.
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Here’s what coronavirus does to the body.

The article is a week old, so some info might be slightly outdated, but the essence makes alarming reading. Much remains unknown about the novel coronavirus ripping through China, but one thing is certain. The disease can cast a storm over the whole human body. Such has been the nature of past zoono...
by bindeweede
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Conspiracy Theories.
Topic: Flat-Earthers conference
Replies: 17
Views: 6708

Re: Flat-Earthers conference

One of these so-called Flat Earthers is a guy named "Mad" Mike Hughes, and Hughes—a 61-year-old limo driver—has spent the past few years building a homemade, steam-powered rocket in his garage to prove he's right." Daredevil "Mad" Mike Hughes dies in homemade rocket launch "Daredevil "Mad" Mike Hug...
by bindeweede
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: Home Office orders every opera to be replaced by Land of Hope and Glory.
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Home Office orders every opera to be replaced by Land of Hope and Glory.

The Send ‘Em Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has ordered that all European opera will be replaced by the Last Night of the Proms after Brexit is finally done. The ban extends to all music and arts in the UK. There will be a bhangra ban, a Hindi hoodoo, and any attempts by right-on hippy types to scree...
by bindeweede
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 333
Views: 71589

Re: New cartoon thread.

Martin Rowson (Guardian) on Priti Patel's immigration plans – cartoon


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by bindeweede
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: Downing Street special advisers have smaller than average brains, finds study
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Downing Street special advisers have smaller than average brains, finds study

“But I now have conclusive evidence that No 10 advisers are a bunch of asinine twats. “Firstly, they have lower IQs than advisers working elsewhere in the public sector. Their verbal reasoning is mainly based on the phrase ‘because I said so’. “They also have physically small brains. This causes a ...
by bindeweede
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: The poems of Brian Bilston.
Replies: 66
Views: 13042

Re: The poems of Brian Bilston.

Valentine’s Day is Over They’re taking down love in the supermarkets. It was best before by February 15th anyhow and love is something that can’t be left on the shelf. They need the space for other public displays of confection, for the thanking of the best mum in the world ever, and the laying out...
by bindeweede
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Ian Dunt on Johnson's new Cabinet.
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Ian Dunt on Johnson's new Cabinet.

This morning, Boris Johnson sat down with his new Cabinet of drone workers. Those with trace elements of independence have been sacked. Julian Smith, who dared to say no-deal would be a disaster, is gone. Geoffrey Cox, who maintained a last sliver of constitutional responsibility, went with him. Sa...
by bindeweede
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Brexit consequences
Replies: 813
Views: 121509

Re: Brexit consequences

News in from Gibraltar. EU Parliament votes to support Spain's veto on Gibraltar The Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons has told the European Parliament that Spain will defend its own priorities post-Brexit including the ‘decolonisation of Gibraltar’. This comes as the European Parliament today voted...
by bindeweede
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On Brexit.
Replies: 0
Views: 376

On Brexit.

“Brexit belongs to this era in one quintessential way,” explained New York Times columnist Roger Cohen. “It is an act of the imagination, inspired by an imaginary past, carried along by misdirected grievances, borne aloft by an imaginary future.” (From an arfticle in The Washington Post. https://ww...
by bindeweede
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: Fox that sneaked into parliament torn apart by pack of Tory MPs.
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Fox that sneaked into parliament torn apart by pack of Tory MPs.

“I saw the poor little thing trot past the cleaning cupboard, and I was just trying to find a bag to humanely grab it in to put it outside, when suddenly I hear a commotion and look down the corridor to see fifteen to twenty Tory MPs running towards me, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg brandishing an antique...
by bindeweede
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Advanced Grammar Test for a High IQ.
Replies: 6
Views: 633

Re: Advanced Grammar Test for a High IQ.

chaggle wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:21 pm

77% - disappointing.
Hrumph!! I'd have been very pleased with 77% :gmc
by bindeweede
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Advanced Grammar Test for a High IQ.
Replies: 6
Views: 633

Advanced Grammar Test for a High IQ.

OH DEAR! Don't get too confident - the questions get harder.

https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/adv ... -a-high-iq
by bindeweede
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Psychics and Mediums.
Topic: Brazilian 'psychic surgeon' accused of rape.
Replies: 3
Views: 3137

Re: Brazilian 'psychic surgeon' accused of rape.

Brazil 'spiritual healer' known as John of God jailed for 19 years for raping four women .

Article is about 6 weeks old.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/1 ... rs-raping/
by bindeweede
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Humour.
Topic: The poems of Brian Bilston.
Replies: 66
Views: 13042

Re: The poems of Brian Bilston.

Off on a slight tangent, my copy of Brian Bilston's first novel has just arrived - "Diary of a Somebody". With a quite amazing sense of timing, I ordered the hardback edition - discounted to £10 - the very day the paperback edition hit the shelves. :fp Not surprisingly, the novel centres around poet...