Why the Guardian is going down the pan!

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by treelover, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist slowtime

    weaponised begging bowl
     
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  2. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    For?

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    And no - that form of wording does not appear in the indictment.
     
  3. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    I know we're supposed to find anything the Guardian does sickening, but are you really pulling them up for not restricting their headline to the precise wording of the indictment?
     
  4. billy_bob

    billy_bob supercalifragilistic-borussiamönchengladbach

    Theresa May at risk of Commons defeat as Labour shifts on Brexit

    Cut the filler and get to the real issues: the Cabinet were at Chequers for an awfully long time - didn't they get really hungry? Did they have to bring their own sandwiches? Did they order take-away pizzas? We want answers!

    Thank god for that.
     
  5. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

  6. Pickman's model

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

  7. billy_bob

    billy_bob supercalifragilistic-borussiamönchengladbach

    The only good thing you can say about this cavalcade of smug bullshit is that the first picture seems to be satirising the rest of the article: pretentious waffle.
     
  8. Orang Utan

    Orang Utan Sub-Sub-Librarian

    Some good stuff in there, but Assassination Custard wtf? Barleyesque innit
     
  9. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

  10. Rob Ray

    Rob Ray Irony is well sad

    "We've already raised that $100k we opportunistically grubbed heroically called for to help us 'break the cycle of gun violence' via a y'know, totes different set of jolly holidays important articles calling for more gun control laws from our unique faboo liberal writers which you deffo won't have seen before. But we're going to leave the fund open for reasons."

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  11. Admiral Fitz

    Admiral Fitz Active Member

  12. HoratioCuthbert

    HoratioCuthbert I had estates!

    Aidan Moffat put it better than me, music is all about being picked up by major labels seemingly. Pure raging re his comments on Eugene from the Vaselines.


     
  13. billy_bob

    billy_bob supercalifragilistic-borussiamönchengladbach

    They're raging btl about the dismissal of the mighty Melvins - rightly.
     
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  14. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

  15. copliker

    copliker ...

    They (The Melvins) should call their next album Middling.
     
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  16. copliker

    copliker ...

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  17. equationgirl

    equationgirl Respect my existence or expect my resistance

    They're just all over the place.
     
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  18. billy_bob

    billy_bob supercalifragilistic-borussiamönchengladbach

  19. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    On the rolling news thing they have a short piece about rough sleepers and the dangers they are currently facing. Directly underneath it is another piece entitled Let them eat potato, parsnip and porcini gratin ... folllowed by some Nigella Lawson bollocks.
     
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  20. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank We kill the flame

  21. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    I agree, and not exclusive to the employed either. Anyone who's ever had a credit card or a mortgage ought to be able to cope with fractions in the percentage form. Money exchange of just about any sort requires arithmetical skills, or at least rewards those who can audit any automation.
     
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  22. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    I agree with that article tbh. Times tables are symbolic for Tory “back to basics” bollocks; while obviously it’s useful to be able to multiply stuff out in your head casually, you can learn it quickly in jobs where it matters, and there shouldn’t be national tests on it. Also it has no relevance to actual maths at all. The article makes it clear that it’s not about numeracy but about surface rote learning.

    Full disclosure: I have to count out lots of times tables in my head. I’m generally pretty good at maths though.
     
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  23. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

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  24. stethoscope

    stethoscope Well-Known Member

    Mentioned in the brexit thread yesterday Fozzie, but needs to be captured here too - just :rolleyes: :facepalm: :D
     
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  25. copliker

    copliker ...

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  26. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Oops! I am behind on that one.
     
  27. Threshers_Flail

    Threshers_Flail Well-Known Member

  28. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    She's the oxbridge daughter of possibly the worst ever actor to have a long running character in corrie - Dangerous Don Brennan.
     
  29. Threshers_Flail

    Threshers_Flail Well-Known Member

    Shoehorning 'woke' into every other article is so jokes, like anybody speaks like that irl.
     
  30. cantsin

    cantsin Well-Known Member

    lolz, top factoid

    he was rubbish tbf ( though not easy playing 2nd fiddle to one of the minor greats of Corrie )
     
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