Pompey News: "Carriers Cut" (sic) NB item refers to steel

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  1. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut"

    I wonder what colour of brown they are wearing?
  2. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut"

    For experts they don't seem to think very long term either. :roll:
  3. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut"

    The usual regrettable and intrinsically stupid idea that defence is just some sort of hobby to be judged by 'affordability'. What we cannot afford is future defeat.
  4. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut"

    The headline made me sit up until I realised what it was really saying
  5. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut"

    Did me and samson read a different link to everyone else? lol
  6. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut" (sic) NB item refers to ste

    JJ - Apologies - as I was writing this, your post vanished.


    I am sorry that you saw it in that light.

    I almost invariably reproduce verbatim the title the publication has given to its article in the Subject Line of a new thread and made no exception on this occasion.

    I did consider adding to it at the time, but didn't. I have now, having read your observation.

    To be honest, the interesting question is not why I copied the title "Carriers Cut", but why the journalist at the Portsmouth News used that title him/herself?
  7. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut" (sic) NB item refers to ste

    I'll have a wild stab in the dark - to sell more papers?!! Bloody sensationalists!

    It worked though - made me look anyway!
  8. Re: Pompey News: "Carriers Cut" (sic) NB item refers to ste

    What he said!

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