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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 8:49 am 
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Good morning, all - and a happy day to you however you celebrate.

Her Majesty the Queen thinks we should all be grateful and hopeful.

Pope Francis is annoyed about consumerism and indifference.

The Archbishop of Canterbury is worried about ISIS.

Americans are shooting each other in shopping malls.

OGRPPFGTCC (or someone) is having a COBRA meeting about floods.

I'm stuffing a chicken.

That's the news.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 9:00 am 
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Must be easy to say be grateful and live in hope when you haven't got IDS breathing down your neck, have instant access to some of the best healthcare in the world, never hungry and a few billion in the bank.


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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 9:08 am 
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TobyLatimer wrote:
Must be easy to say be grateful and live in hope when you haven't got IDS breathing down your neck, have instant access to some of the best healthcare in the world, never hungry and a few billion in the bank.


Indeed, Toby.

I am feeling very sad for people whose Christmas present yesterday was notice of a sanction. And angry on their behalf.

I expect IDS will have a lovely dinner and I hope he chokes on it.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 12:42 pm 
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Just back from our sons.
One of his dogs Jester, who is Jack Russell sized but bears no resemblance to one, [think dachshund X beagle] is really enjoying it. I've been washed thoroughly, sat on, and had to share a Liquorice Allsort with him before he'd stop...

I do miss my dogs. They always enjoyed Christmas.

It was the first totally toy free Christmas in 25 years and D-in-L said it felt really peculiar.

Mr Ohso is watching Carry on at your Convenience ...

Ho, ho, ho.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 1:11 pm 
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@Ohso - mainly.

I don't want to compound your missing dogs feeling but ... the best bit of today so far has been giving the dogs their seafood twist treats.

The rush, gobble and crunch experience was more than equivalent to kids tearing the wrapping paper off.

Plus we got the fishy smell and slobber afterwards ... slate floor copiously licked.

I am about to do a bit of prep for the roasted cauliflower jalfrezi we'll be having later before we walk the fishy trio down on the beach.

Greetings and peace to all.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 1:13 pm 
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Oh good the NHS Choir have won the No 1 spot.

Will be thinking rather uncharitable things about 'Unt' while I break up the cauliflower florets.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 1:30 pm 
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rebeccariots2 wrote:
@Ohso - mainly.

I don't want to compound your missing dogs feeling but ... the best bit of today so far has been giving the dogs their seafood twist treats.

The rush, gobble and crunch experience was more than equivalent to kids tearing the wrapping paper off.

Plus we got the fishy smell and slobber afterwards ... slate floor copiously licked.

I am about to do a bit of prep for the roasted cauliflower jalfrezi we'll be having later before we walk the fishy trio down on the beach.

Greetings and peace to all.


Sheba, the Collie cross who was with us during the seventies early eighties, loved Coca-Cola. Normally suspicious and not particularly friendly she'd go off with anyone who dangled a can in front of her nose. How she developed a taste for it, we never knew, because we couldn't afford cans of drinks when the kids were small. Rarely had it in the house.
We always put a can on the Christmas tree for her.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 2:00 pm 
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Merry Christmas. I wish joy to everyone. Apart from Donald Trump. To whom I wish tidings of his own mess.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 2:03 pm 
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Just popped in to wish everyone a merry Yule. I'm now, since yesterday, officially an OAP: who was it said we get more right-wing as we get older? They were wrong! :lol!:

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 2:08 pm 
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frightful_oik wrote:
Just popped in to wish everyone a merry Yule. I'm now, since yesterday, officially an OAP: who was it said we get more right-wing as we get older? They were wrong! :lol!:


Mr Riots and I seem to be getting more radical. Shame we can't employ the same reverse process with our physical selves!

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 2:09 pm 
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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK


Grrrrhhhhh. Teeth bared.

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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK


Grrrrhhhhh. Teeth bared.


You'd think he and the other tossers would be too ashamed to put their heads over the parapet.

It's over and above arrogance. I don't think there's even a word for it.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 3:00 pm 
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ohsocynical wrote:
rebeccariots2 wrote:
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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK


Grrrrhhhhh. Teeth bared.


You'd think he and the other tossers would be too ashamed to put their heads over the parapet.

It's over and above arrogance. I don't think there's even a word for it.

He's never too brass necked to claim credit in some way for this success, personally or for the current government.

Just about to tuck in to the turkey, hope you're all having a good Christmas Day FTNers.


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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 3:42 pm 
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Need a new word, been playing with thesaurus & got as far as contumelious,
but doesn't really do it.
Though 'Contumelious Hunt' has a certain ring to it.


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Toby Perkins Retweeted Matt Kelcher
I tweeted him thanks, but I suspect it may have been too subtle.

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‏@mattkelcher Matt Kelcher Retweeted Jeremy Hunt
Does he really not know this single is a protest AGAINST him? Or is he just acting dumb?

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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK

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Said I'd have to shoot myself if Mr Ohso watched a third Carry On film in a row...

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 4:12 pm 
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rebeccariots2 wrote:
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Toby Perkins ‏@tobyperkinsmp 54m54 minutes ago
Toby Perkins Retweeted Matt Kelcher
I tweeted him thanks, but I suspect it may have been too subtle.

Matt Kelcher
‏@mattkelcher Matt Kelcher Retweeted Jeremy Hunt
Does he really not know this single is a protest AGAINST him? Or is he just acting dumb?

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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK


It boils down to whether he's arrogant, ignorant, taking the p**s. Or all three.

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 4:15 pm 
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Collin's Thesaurus.

Arrogant:

Conceited, lordly, assuming, proud, swaggering, pompous, pretentious, stuck up (informal), cocky, contemptuous, blustering, imperious, overbearing, haughty, scornful, puffed up, egotistical, disdainful, self-important, presumptuous, high-handed, insolent, supercilious, high and mighty (informal), overweening, immodest, swollen-headed, bigheaded (informal), uppish (British, informal), too big for your boots or breeches • an air of arrogant indifference

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Dec, 2015 4:22 pm 
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Look at the photographs that have been photo shopped onto her desk :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Hope everyone is having a peaceful day.
I just heard that the german market is donating all their profit and leftover food to Birmingham charity's.


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HindleA - please tell me you didn't have pork pie as any part of your Christmas dinner?

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ohsocynical wrote:
rebeccariots2 wrote:
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Toby Perkins ‏@tobyperkinsmp 54m54 minutes ago
Toby Perkins Retweeted Matt Kelcher
I tweeted him thanks, but I suspect it may have been too subtle.

Matt Kelcher
‏@mattkelcher Matt Kelcher Retweeted Jeremy Hunt
Does he really not know this single is a protest AGAINST him? Or is he just acting dumb?

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Congratulations to @Choir_NHS on being Christmas number one! Raising money for some great causes - including @MindCharity and @CarersUK


It boils down to whether he's arrogant, ignorant, taking the p**s. Or all three.


I posted this yesterday but it seems apposite to post it again

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Merry Christmas one & all

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@RR2 No pork pies.


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tinybgoat wrote:
Need a new word, been playing with thesaurus & got as far as contumelious,
but doesn't really do it.
Though 'Contumelious Hunt' has a certain ring to it.


I think that's a Spoonerism for sure!


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