Another Royal Wedding. Hurrah!

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by A380, Nov 27, 2017.

  1. Mrs Miggins

    Mrs Miggins There's been a slight cheese accident

    I confess I'm with Yuwipi Woman on this...he's not too shabby...I am also a big fan of our ginger brethren.
  2. Mrs Miggins

    Mrs Miggins There's been a slight cheese accident

    Quite. It always amuses me how everyone swooned over the beautiful Diana-boy that he was but now he's fallen prey to the Windsor male pattern baldness...not so much.
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  3. scifisam

    scifisam feck! arse! girls! drink!

    They would be a completely unexceptional couple if they were ordinary non-rich people you just met down the pub or whatever - he's not bad looking, tallish and presumably fairly fit given his former job - it wouldn't be surprising in the slightest to see him with a beautiful woman.
  4. Sasaferrato

    Sasaferrato Thank fuck it's not over.

    A day off work? :eek: Think what that does to the economy and tax receipts. :eek: Nope, no day off work.

    Amazing how your views change, when you are dependent on tax receipts for your pension to be paid. :D Prior to the 4th of October, I'd have been wanting a day off too. :D
  5. Sasaferrato

    Sasaferrato Thank fuck it's not over.

    You would, wouldn't you? I really hope she realises what is in store.
  6. Sue

    Sue Well-Known Member

    Last time when there was a bank holiday, my client was closed so since i couldn't work, I didn't get paid. This time I would get paid so...
  7. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    Wouldn't want her to find out the same way as Diana did.
  8. Sasaferrato

    Sasaferrato Thank fuck it's not over.

  9. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    grandad phil cutting the brake cables
  10. hash tag

    hash tag Pedicabo omnes

    I see it's happening on Saturday 26th May, so many will be getting Monday 28th off, which is a bank holiday ;)
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  11. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

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  12. LynnDoyleCooper

    LynnDoyleCooper Up against the wall motherfucker.

  13. sealion

    sealion Well-Known Member

    Again :mad:
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  14. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member


    ... let's forget the old one about women being attracted to a man in uniform ...


    Good luck !
  15. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer


    No additional Bank Holiday? What a con etc. etc. :hmm:

    Oh well, at least we'll be at the Bearded Theory Festival so we can almost entirely avoid all this 'Big Royal Day' nonsense :)
  16. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda Hardly getting over it.

    Bit too old to get under the car, then make a quick getaway, nowadays!

    Probably rope in that dopey cunt Edward to do it for him. :)
  17. Riklet

    Riklet procrastinación

    Just imagine if the press furore freaks her out and they have to call it off!
  18. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Wikipedia says it'll be in May next year, but doesn't give a date. If you're reading this, Mr Hewitt, please do it on the 26th, as I have another wedding that day. Synchronising them will increase my chances of avoiding the mass fawning.
  19. Louie Gabia

    Louie Gabia Well-Known Member

    I've already heard a public member call her the 'People's Meghan' on the radio.
    Good grief
  20. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    If Brenda and/or Phil can cark it at the same time, even better, as that'll help concentrate all the coverage.
  21. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    nah man, spread it out for extra bank holidays.
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  22. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    that won't go down well with harry hewitt who is notoriously possessive
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  23. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    Last Friday (1st December) :

    Today (Tuesday 5th December) :

    hash tag ?? Was there a solid source for that date, or was it speculative? :confused:

    Must admit I didn't look for a source myself :oops:
  24. Sue

    Sue Well-Known Member

    Not that we're getting one for this bloody wedding. :(:mad:
  25. 03gills

    03gills Professional Cockwomble

    Fucks me off every time this debate about 'extra bank holidays' comes about, completely ignoring huge swaths of UK workers who have to work most of them anyway, without extra pay. :mad:

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  26. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    Hang on, even as a lucky Civil Servant, I still wear my Union hat and think that +EVERY+ worker everywhere should be paid extra for Bank Holidays (or at the very least have TOIL for them).

    Lets not divide and let others rule here ... :hmm:
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  27. Rutita1

    Rutita1 Scum with no integrity, apparently.

    William, you thinking that and hoping it to become true is all that is though.

    Many, many workers don't have a sniff at BH days off or extra time etc.

    Pointing that out isn't dividing anyone it's speaking truth... Don't get defensive, get even, how can we achieve those workers rights for all? That should be the aim, not conceding so defensively and asking for the facts not to be discussed openly.
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  28. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    I absolutely do know all that, and generally agree.
    What else can I do though?
    We all know who the real enemies are with all this though surely?

    No time for more today ...
  29. Artaxerxes

    Artaxerxes Well-Known Member

    The time and a half or double time for working Bank Holidays and even Weekends seems to have died a death in the last 20 years and thats honestly depressing considering how much more society seems to be forcing people to work those days.
  30. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    I think, to both celebrate the union and mourn passing of two national treasures, we should get a lot more than one day.
    William of Walworth likes this.

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