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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2018, 12:36
Replies: 106
Views: 6,112
Posted By Wingswinger

Back in the 1960s the following number was often...

Back in the 1960s the following number was often seen around Edinburgh new town on various expensive sports cars: 50 BER.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2018, 18:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Wingswinger

I have fond memories of being transfixed to our...

I have fond memories of being transfixed to our TV as a three-year-old watching that famous mile several times. Bumped into him (not literally) in Oxford once several years ago - A gentleman and a...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2018, 07:35
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

Allow me to clarify HM's position for you: She...

Allow me to clarify HM's position for you: She is a figurehead and her function is ceremonial; she has no political power; The British people or their MPs can remove the monarchy whenever they wish...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Feb 2018, 07:18
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

I know one at the place on the Isis who had to...

I know one at the place on the Isis who had to keep her true opinions to herself lest it sink her career prospects. And she knows others. This is truly the age of conformity amongst academics.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2018, 13:26
Replies: 758
Views: 73,682
Posted By Wingswinger

By extension there are too many women at the top...

By extension there are too many women at the top of politics: Theresa May; Amber Rudd; Nicola Sturgeon; Ruth Davidson; Arlene Foster; Leanne Wood; Caroline Lucas. Why are the last two listened to at...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2018, 14:30
Replies: 758
Views: 73,682
Posted By Wingswinger

It's in Rugby too. B***** off, girls.

It's in Rugby too. B***** off, girls.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2018, 07:17
Replies: 80
Views: 7,040
Posted By Wingswinger

I hate to be a pedant but you can't really call...

I hate to be a pedant but you can't really call this Cheddar Man chappie a Briton. He's a pre-Briton. The people who called themselves the Priteni (Latin Britanni) and set up home in Prydein didn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2018, 07:04
Replies: 758
Views: 73,682
Posted By Wingswinger

Is this the best repository for complaints...

Is this the best repository for complaints concerning modern Grammer, speling, punktewashun and langwage abyuse?

Arghhhhhhh!

Over to Weird Al:

KkWyMkWj7Oc
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2018, 09:35
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

Jeez. What a bunch of eeyores. Sterling currently...

Jeez. What a bunch of eeyores. Sterling currently up against the USD, AUD, CAD, CHF and JPY.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2018, 21:12
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,877
Posted By Wingswinger

Who invited antifa morons into the room? ...

Who invited antifa morons into the room?

No-one.

Thought not.

One could say if you want to stop others listening to someone you get thumped too. That was no punch anyway, it was a gentle...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2018, 18:09
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,877
Posted By Wingswinger

Of course not. They never have and they never...

Of course not. They never have and they never will. Even when Stalin was murdering millions in the Ukraine they kept quiet. When Mao did the same in China, they kept quiet. And Pol Pot in Cambodia....
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2018, 07:25
Replies: 80
Views: 6,720
Posted By Wingswinger

Veganism - just another branch of cultural...

Veganism - just another branch of cultural marxism and identitarian politics which has turned authoritarian.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2018, 07:13
Replies: 185
Views: 14,832
Posted By Wingswinger

Chief Constables such as this one are getting...

Chief Constables such as this one are getting above their station and needed to be reminded that their primary task is to prevent REAL crime and to track down criminals, not harass the law-abiding...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2018, 07:34
Replies: 46
Views: 5,495
Posted By Wingswinger

There's something odd going on then. I've just...

There's something odd going on then. I've just been taken to the old one (again). Try this link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2635167
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2018, 07:22
Replies: 46
Views: 5,495
Posted By Wingswinger

What new BBC weather webpage? It doesn't matter...

What new BBC weather webpage? It doesn't matter what route I use I get to the old one every time.

BBC Weather (http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/)
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2018, 12:41
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

Same old, same old. They have been wrong all...

Same old, same old. They have been wrong all along and they'll be wrong again. File WPB.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2018, 10:35
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,877
Posted By Wingswinger

Mere political grandstanding just like the...

Mere political grandstanding just like the promise to abolish university tuition fees. Define "homeless".
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2018, 10:29
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

OK, F4, that may be the case de jure but it is...

OK, F4, that may be the case de jure but it is not the case de facto. The fact is that very few electors, very few indeed, are swayed by their prospective MP's individual political stance,...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2018, 17:09
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

The PARLIAMENT may lack those powers but the...

The PARLIAMENT may lack those powers but the COMMISSION doesn't. The commission is unelected so the commissioners cannot be removed by the people. The commission wants to establish Euro-taxes and it...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2018, 14:25
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

I'm not going to defend the House of Lords. The...

I'm not going to defend the House of Lords. The reform of that started in the early 20th Century and is not yet complete. That said its powers are very limited; it cannot propose legislation and it...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2018, 10:50
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,368,358
Posted By Wingswinger

And you yours, F4. None of this Brexit...

And you yours, F4.

None of this Brexit business is really about economics. None of it. Of course world-wide free-trade is the Nirvana the UK hopes to achieve but in reality Brexit is about...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2018, 13:42
Replies: 14
Views: 2,389
Posted By Wingswinger

Good to see people calling time on such features...

Good to see people calling time on such features of the age in which we live. An entitled millennial snowflake gets her comeuppance. Between this and Jordan Peterson I feel the tables turning.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2018, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Wingswinger

Unless it's one of these it's not the real thing:...

Unless it's one of these it's not the real thing:

https://www.thomas-crapper.com/images/W/ll--metal-dshape.jpg

One pull let's loose a flash-flood.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2018, 10:37
Replies: 114
Views: 10,410
Posted By Wingswinger

Wingers....that's a nicely flawed analysis of my...

Wingers....that's a nicely flawed analysis of my responses old boy....given I am not a Marxist ( although here on JB any "ist" will do for the chaps when confronted with somebody who can't be...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2018, 09:21
Replies: 114
Views: 10,410
Posted By Wingswinger

That's classic cultural Marxist flection, Komrad,...

That's classic cultural Marxist flection, Komrad, along exactly the same lines as displayed by Cathy Newman. It's a straw man, a knee-jerk response to something which runs counter to the accepted PC...
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