What is this nation coming too

#2
What a stupid bloody council.

This is the mentality that is handing over the U.K. to any flippin immigrant that wants it.

The don't need to worry about terrorist attacks, we are scared of ourselves far more!!
 
#4
Similar to that bloody council (can't remember which) which outlawed the flying of the Union or St Georges Flag from windows, etc a few years back.

Again it always comes back to the silent majority. Only those who are offended complain; the majority who either don't care either way or can't be bothered to shout about it could easily sway these things back on course if they "counter-complained". Not going to happen though.

SF
 
#5
SILVER_FOX said:
Similar to that bloody council (can't remember which) which outlawed the flying of the Union or St Georges Flag from windows, etc a few years back.

Again it always comes back to the silent majority. Only those who are offended complain; the majority who either don't care either way or can't be bothered to shout about it could easily sway these things back on course if they "counter-complained". Not going to happen though.

SF
Not without the placing of lighted ordnance in a suitable orifice it ain't..
 
#6
Burnley Council. CRAP.

If you want a laugh go see Rochdale Councils vain attempt at removing the St George flag from the roundabout off the M65 to Royton. Roundabout is covered then removed then covered all on the top lights.

Nice to see we have a few who like to let the visitors to the country know where they are!!! ENGLAND!!!!
 
#7
At least this was one immigrant that was prepared to accept the Cross of St George.

I think it is time to stick two fingers up to political correctness. Every time we are told we can't do something because it's not PC we should make a point of doing it.

People power.
 
#8
Jimmy_Green said:
At least this was one immigrant that was prepared to accept the Cross of St George.

I think it is time to stick two fingers up to political correctness. Every time we are told we can't do something because it's not PC we should make a point of doing it.

People power.

Totaly agree "jimmy" , the more the tossers say you cant do that then the more I'll Fxxxxxxxxxg do it , ********* the lot of them , :toilet: :tp: :toilet: :tp:
 
#9
dondon said:
Jimmy_Green said:
At least this was one immigrant that was prepared to accept the Cross of St George.

I think it is time to stick two fingers up to political correctness. Every time we are told we can't do something because it's not PC we should make a point of doing it.

People power.

Totaly agree "jimmy" , the more the tossers say you cant do that then the more I'll Fxxxxxxxxxg do it , ********* the lot of them , :toilet: :tp: :toilet: :tp:
A spade is a spade I say Oh dear is that racist ^_^;
 
#11
Jimmy_Green said:
Not if you're referring to a horticultural earth moving implement.
Not forgetting that a Border spade should never be called a Ladies spade on the grounds that could be classed as not PC to the Ladies.

And also a manhole is now called a access chamber because women can now go down. After you LADIES!!!
 
#14
One_Eyed_Willy said:
http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2007330700,00.html


PC gone mad.
So a Black migrant is told that wearing the flag of his adopted country with pride is Racist? What the bloody hell? What we need is more migrants like him, willing to integrate into British society, not those who take benefits and drive an explosives laden 4x4 into a packed airport.

The flag of this country is the only flag you can fly without requiring planning permission, supposedly, seems as though we now need to have it approved by our illustrious PC Council Zealots, for potential damage to the community! Sickening.
 
#15
Seriously though - if left unchecked we could end up in a situation ten to twenty years down the line where HM Forces are no longer permitted to fly the union flag (or Ensign) for fear of offending those we are about to fight ... assuming that we are allowed to fight them and not re-designated as tourist information wardens borne on strength to give directions and other assistance to the enemy so they can screw us even more.

SF
 
#17
Uncle_Albert said:
Backpacker1uk said:
A spade is a spade I say Oh dear is that racist ^_^;


"What did you just call me?"

'Spade' has actually been used as a racist term, so yes, it is.
Wrongly of course.
If you go back to the earliest written version of the saying, you bump up against a Greek satirist named Lucian (2nd century A.D.). To express the idea of speaking bluntly, of calling things what they are, he used the phrase (in his language), “to call a fig a fig and a boat a boat.†So where did the word spade come from?

It’s based on a mistranslation by the Dutch Renaissance scholar Desiderius Erasmus [ca. 1466 - 1536]. In Greek, skaphis is a shovel or spade, and skaphos is a boat, a skiff. He chose the wrong word, and “to call a spade a spade†came into being. In 1539, John Tavener brought Erasmus’ Latin version into English in his Garden of Wysdome: “Whiche call . . . a mattok nothing els but a mattok, and a spade a spade.†A mattock, by the way, is a digging tool with a flat blade set at right angles to the handle. So Tavener was advancing the meaning of the proverb to show that even allied objects should be carefully distinguished. After that, the saying was off and running, and it was used by dozens of writers, eventually dooming it to cliché status.

Spade, the offensive racist term referring to a black person, probably derived from the color of the ace of spades in a deck of cards, and it didn’t attain this meaning until 1928. So only someone who believes that Nostradamus was on top of his game would believe that a phrase in use for almost 2,000 years miraculously foretold an obnoxious slang term of the early 20th century.
http://verbmall.blogspot.com/2006_05_01_archive.html
 
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