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Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2021, 21:41
Replies: 64
Views: 3,910
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I'm not sure who "you" might be. Is this me or...

I'm not sure who "you" might be. Is this me or people generally? No matter. I am not against protests per se and I already have stated as much. There can be little doubt that providing effective...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 22:16
Replies: 64
Views: 3,910
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Oh, but you're wrong KnC. This type of...

Oh, but you're wrong KnC. This type of legislation is becoming disturbingly prevalent in Western democracies - I first became aware of it with the frightening Bush/Cheney "Patriot Act" following...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Sep 2021, 17:13
Replies: 64
Views: 3,910
Posted By Gipsy Queen

This is just another nuisance created by a bunch...

This is just another nuisance created by a bunch of Lefties old enough to know better. Last week it was "save the whale", next week it might be "save the British bluebell from annihilation by the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Sep 2021, 16:47
Replies: 853
Views: 146,736
Posted By Gipsy Queen

That was the essence of what she said, although...

That was the essence of what she said, although she subsequently has offered what strikes me as a pretty thin apology. Evidently in an approach to the Prime Minister, Begum said: I think I could very...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2021, 23:46
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

This could very well be true. It could also be...

This could very well be true. It could also be that the Home Secretary chalice is so poisoned that Boris could find no-one else to take on the job. But I suspect Patel could be sacrificed only on the...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2021, 22:45
Replies: 70
Views: 4,478
Posted By Gipsy Queen

For a sad want of something else to do, I have...

For a sad want of something else to do, I have just looked up the forty-odd players signed to Tottenham Hotspurs for 2021. I know it's not England, but the listed nomenclature rather supports my...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 22:33
Replies: 70
Views: 4,478
Posted By Gipsy Queen

It is a pity that Great Britain has been so...

It is a pity that Great Britain has been so sportingly impoverished that it has become necessary to import talent from abroad with the attendant spurious naturalisations. The number of "Smiths",...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 15:07
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Oops! Sorry Pattern, it seems you might have been...

Oops! Sorry Pattern, it seems you might have been right after all. Abject apologies and all that.

dr dre - "Too many" is numerically unquantifiable, but it would seem that following Biden's...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 23:17
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I don't remember Supermac saying this, but if he...

I don't remember Supermac saying this, but if he did, he was quoting Winston Churchill.

Meeting a commitment to the American voters - and sticking by it - is 1) "just a political goal," or 2) "the...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 02:15
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Since there does not seem to be a specific pigeon...

Since there does not seem to be a specific pigeon hole for this observation, I shall post it here as it seems the most appropriate. I am astonished that I have not been able to find any references to...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 01:04
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Thank you Avionker - I'm happy to have such a...

Thank you Avionker - I'm happy to have such a silly mistake corrected. Sadly, my failure to remember Theresa May is a reflection of the complete waste of the three years which characterised her...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Sep 2021, 19:07
Replies: 50
Views: 5,411
Posted By Gipsy Queen

On this evening's news is a report that...

On this evening's news is a report that preliminary post-mortem findings have shown the animal to be free of TB.

This whole affair has been conducted in a shamefully dishonest manner and if...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2021, 22:53
Replies: 68
Views: 6,709
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Professor Norbert Schließwinkel and Dr Klaus...

Professor Norbert Schließwinkel and Dr Klaus Polster-Möbel in a paper recently presented to members of the prestigious Zwickau Institut calculated that the average (as defined by the SI system)...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2021, 20:58
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

People don't remember Obama saying much of great...

People don't remember Obama saying much of great consequence, but they should have listened when he advised "Don't underestimate Joe's ability to screw up." His faith was well placed.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2021, 20:41
Replies: 68
Views: 6,709
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Not willingly! But to be fair, those of us...

Not willingly!

But to be fair, those of us who grew up during the War and into the 'fifties, suffered the most appalling standards of over-cooking so that all green vegetables emerged from the...
26th Aug 2021, 20:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Plenty of evocation at Dawlish Warren in 2014...

Plenty of evocation at Dawlish Warren in 2014 when 2 Lancs, a Hurrybag and Spit were in formation. Ten Merlins in unison! Great day, despite just managing to avoid a bout of fisticuffs.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2021, 19:46
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Well, at least Henry's paint shop would have been...

Well, at least Henry's paint shop would have been bang up to the minute with today's cultural agenda!

I take the points you make and am not necessarily in disagreement, but you seem to be alluding...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2021, 21:34
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I said on JB before his election that Joe Biden...

I said on JB before his election that Joe Biden would be bad for America and bad for the world.

I claim no particular prescience, for such a prediction could have been made by anybody with a...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2021, 21:26
Replies: 302
Views: 33,195
Posted By Gipsy Queen

OK CJ, here's another. I think there is a...

OK CJ, here's another.

I think there is a tendency, particularly with older generations, to see the Afghanistan problem through the prism of the Northwest Frontier with Westland Wapitis bombing...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2021, 14:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,973
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Well, it may well be a pie or some similar...

Well, it may well be a pie or some similar culinary confection, but the Fidget also was a light aeroplane designed by Major J Huntingdon-Smythe and constructed by his estate workers in 1937. In...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2021, 13:45
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

The 'system' can and, occasionally, has worked...

The 'system' can and, occasionally, has worked well. In my view, the problem has its essence in the practice of politics having become so devalued that those best able and qualified to pursue the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2021, 22:16
Replies: 27
Views: 2,210
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Occasionally used to go to Brands on a Wednesday...

Occasionally used to go to Brands on a Wednesday afternoon when you could tear up the club circuit for 5/-. I had a camshaft Norton but sadly was no Geoff Duke. That was 60 years ago. In 2018, I did...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2021, 22:20
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I joined the party for a similar reason, but in...

I joined the party for a similar reason, but in my case it was to be shot of the dreadful Theresa May. The woman was useless as PM but the irony is that she might - with a large stretch of...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2021, 00:09
Replies: 9,090
Views: 772,396
Posted By Gipsy Queen

It's unlikely that Effluent Man would regard me...

It's unlikely that Effluent Man would regard me as a "right thinking man", nevertheless, I agree that public patience with Boris's mishandling of just about everything and the incompetence...
15th Aug 2021, 21:28
Replies: 26
Views: 22,386
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I have no idea but it shouldn't make any...

I have no idea but it shouldn't make any difference.
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