OldCynic (irrascible, defiant, brooks no nonsense)(@ut_fama_est) 's Twitter Profileg
OldCynic (irrascible, defiant, brooks no nonsense)

@ut_fama_est

Retired senior academic who quit his post when universities, once places of education & scholarship, moved into the far more lucrative business of selling debt.

calendar_today29-04-2021 17:28:52

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How can I click 'Like' on this tweet when there's nothing likeable about the scenario it describes? and they have the unmitigated audacity to whinge snootily about human rights abuses in *other* countries!

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I understand Rees-Mogg is expected to deliver the Brexit bonus of rounding π down to a sensible English 3 from the unwieldy & interminable European 3.14159 (etc). Henceforth patriotic UK car & tyre manufactures will work to the simpler integer in producing wheels & tyres.

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'But, ah!' they cry, 'we now have our blue passports, our pint mugs display crowns [editor's note: they always could & did], & we can befuddle our kids with 'cwt', 'lb', 'oz' & other arcana we ourselves will never understand'.

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Perfectly understandable & commendable. The Navajo nation, like most Native Americans, are privileged by their own tragic experience to be able to understand & empathise with the plight of the native peoples of Palestine.

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Crikey! After 65 years of holding Premium Bonds, currently to the value of £5500, I have finally won a prize of £25! That evens out over the years to (checks calculator) the equivalent of one old ha'penny a week! How the heck should I spend my new found wealth? On my energy bill?

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