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On Thursday, 5 September 2019 11:37:55 UTC+1, charles wrote:
In article , The Natural Philosopher
wrote:
On 05/09/2019 09:26, nightjar wrote:
On 04/09/2019 20:07, Brian Reay wrote: ...
Trying to invent some bogus insult were there clearly was none is just
nonsense.

An insult implies intent. The problem with Boris is that he seems to do
these things unconsciously, like his comments about Muslim women
wearing the burka looking like letterboxes. It shows either a lack of
awareness of his responsibilities as PM to set an example to others or
that he thinks that casual racism is the right sort of example to set.


But They DO look like letterboxes.


I've never seen a black letterbox.


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On Thursday, 5 September 2019 11:38:49 UTC+1, [email protected] wrote:

They are also told that their beliefs makes then superior to anyone
without those beliefs which is why you should never let any religion get
control, it will result in suffering.


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No wonder 0.7% of UK said they were jedi.
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"The Natural Philosopher" wrote in message
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On 05/09/2019 09:26, nightjar wrote:
On 04/09/2019 20:07, Brian Reay wrote:
...
Trying to invent some bogus insult were there clearly was none is just nonsense.


An insult implies intent. The problem with Boris is that he seems to do these things
unconsciously, like his comments about Muslim women wearing the burka looking like
letterboxes. It shows either a lack of awareness of his responsibilities as PM to set
an example to others or that he thinks that casual racism is the right sort of example
to set.


But They DO look like letterboxes.

Is the truth now to be witheld because someone claims to find it insulting?


a) he made the comment before becoming P.M

c) He intended it as a joke. Which was, and is, actually quite funny.

Its totally unacceptable for people who become Prime Minister of the
UK to have made jokes in the past which are actually funny.

Its the old story. Everyone loves people who are very good at one thing.
Once a person tries to, or succeeds in doing two things well they start being
resented. Everyone knows that when Boris's political career goes tits up
he'll revert back to the journalism and clowning. Along with the bigger pension.

Its surprising nobody from Liverpool has spoken up yet. He must have
said something highly offensive to them, at one point or other.


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"charles" wrote in message
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But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.


google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'


Letter boxes in the UK are red


That's pillar boxes (and similar rectangular ones on poles or set into
walls). The phrase "letter box" is confusing because it can relate both to
places in the street where you post a letter at the beginning of its
journey, and the slot in your front door where the postman puts the letter
when he delivers it to you at the end of its journey.

The latter can be whatever colour you want - typically a colour that doesn't
clash with the colour of your front door. I've seen plenty of black ones -
ours was black power-coated metal.

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In article , NY wrote:
"charles" wrote in message
...
But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.


google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'


Letter boxes in the UK are red


That's pillar boxes (and similar rectangular ones on poles or set into
walls). The phrase "letter box" is confusing because it can relate both
to places in the street where you post a letter at the beginning of its
journey, and the slot in your front door where the postman puts the
letter when he delivers it to you at the end of its journey.


and that version of Letter Box usually has a closed flap.

The latter can be whatever colour you want - typically a colour that
doesn't clash with the colour of your front door. I've seen plenty of
black ones - ours was black power-coated metal.


I don't see anyone in a Burka loking like a front door.

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"charles" wrote in message
...
In article ,
The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 05/09/2019 11:36, charles wrote:
In article , The Natural Philosopher
wrote:
On 05/09/2019 09:26, nightjar wrote:
On 04/09/2019 20:07, Brian Reay wrote: ...
Trying to invent some bogus insult were there clearly was none is just
nonsense.

An insult implies intent. The problem with Boris is that he seems to do
these things unconsciously, like his comments about Muslim women
wearing the burka looking like letterboxes. It shows either a lack of
awareness of his responsibilities as PM to set an example to others or
that he thinks that casual racism is the right sort of example to set.


But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.


google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'


However that of course is illerelvant.


If I were to say "a condom looks like a giant pink tranbslucent
lightbulb, when inflated" it would not be invalidated by your saying
that you had never seen a giant pink translucent lightbulb...


Letter boxes in the UK are red



Pillar boxes in the UK are red.

Letter boxes can be of any colour.

Boris was implying pillar boxes which was comedic
licence on his part.

Boris may be a power crazed buffoon set on destroying the economy
of the UK in pursuit of his pereveted ambition but that doesn't mean
that he can't also be deliberately funny.

Which can't be said of the power crazed buffoon on the other
side of the pond.


michael adams

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On 05/09/2019 12:05, charles wrote:
In article ,
The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 05/09/2019 11:36, charles wrote:
In article , The Natural Philosopher
wrote:
On 05/09/2019 09:26, nightjar wrote:
On 04/09/2019 20:07, Brian Reay wrote: ...
Trying to invent some bogus insult were there clearly was none is just
nonsense.

An insult implies intent. The problem with Boris is that he seems to do
these things unconsciously, like his comments about Muslim women
wearing the burka looking like letterboxes. It shows either a lack of
awareness of his responsibilities as PM to set an example to others or
that he thinks that casual racism is the right sort of example to set.


But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.


google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'


However that of course is illerelvant.


If I were to say "a condom looks like a giant pink tranbslucent
lightbulb, when inflated" it would not be invalidated by your saying
that you had never seen a giant pink translucent lightbulb...


Letter boxes in the UK are red

I have a black one.

They come in all colours and flavours.

Brass, red, yellow, green, silver, gold.



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On 05/09/2019 12:32, NY wrote:
"charles" wrote in message
...
But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.


google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'


Letter boxes in the UK are red


That's pillar boxes (and similar rectangular ones on poles or set into
walls). The phrase "letter box" is confusing because it can relate both
to places in the street where you post a letter at the beginning of its
journey, and the slot in your front door where the postman puts the
letter when he delivers it to you at the end of its journey.

Public post boxes are not always red either.

The latter can be whatever colour you want - typically a colour that
doesn't clash with the colour of your front door. I've seen plenty of
black ones - ours was black power-coated metal.



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"Corbyn talks about equality, justice, opportunity, health care, peace,
community, compassion, investment, security, housing...."
"What kind of person is not interested in those things?"

"Jeremy Corbyn?"

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On 05/09/2019 12:45, charles wrote:
In article , NY wrote:
"charles" wrote in message
...
But They DO look like letterboxes.

I've never seen a black letterbox.

Really? How odd.

google returmns half a billion hits for 'black letterboxes'

Letter boxes in the UK are red


That's pillar boxes (and similar rectangular ones on poles or set into
walls). The phrase "letter box" is confusing because it can relate both
to places in the street where you post a letter at the beginning of its
journey, and the slot in your front door where the postman puts the
letter when he delivers it to you at the end of its journey.


and that version of Letter Box usually has a closed flap.

The latter can be whatever colour you want - typically a colour that
doesn't clash with the colour of your front door. I've seen plenty of
black ones - ours was black power-coated metal.


I don't see anyone in a Burka loking like a front door.

They all look like front doors to me



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eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such
time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic
and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally
important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for
the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the
truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

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"[email protected]" wrote in message
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Basically all religious people have a problem, they believe what they are told without
thinking.

They are also told that their beliefs makes then superior to anyone without those
beliefs which is why you should never let any religion get control, it will result in
suffering.


The Quakers don't believe any of those things.

Which is why people mostly associate them with porridge and chocolate.


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