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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian View Post
I find minus 40 C (Celsius) no longer acceptable
I've never tried it... I'm good in -30 C when appropriately clothed...
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian View Post
I find minus 40 C (Celsius) no longer acceptable
Yes, -40 F (Fahrenheit) is much better, but there's probably no need to print new covers for Ray Bradbury's book, Celsius 232.78
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
Just stop naming things after people.
There was a petition in Australia to change the name of Mount Meharry, it had 213 signatures. A counter-petition received 7,081 signatures, all from men named Harry.
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:46 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
There was a petition in Australia to change the name of Mount Meharry, it had 213 signatures. A counter-petition received 7,081 signatures, all from men named Harry.
#meHarrytoo ?
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:49 pm
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#meHarrytoo ?
No, #youEricone
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
There was a petition in Australia to change the name of Mount Meharry, it had 213 signatures. A counter-petition received 7,081 signatures, all from men named Harry.
I bet Harry's wife / partner is fed up with being asked to name that mountain.....

I wonder if that's how it got it's name?

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Old Jan 28th 2021, 2:03 pm
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I’m pretty sure this song is no longer acceptable. Some of the words will have to be changed.

http://priups.com/riklblog/aug20/200822-gwb-lyrics.pdf
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 2:17 pm
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
I’m pretty sure this song is no longer acceptable. Some of the words will have to be changed.

http://priups.com/riklblog/aug20/200822-gwb-lyrics.pdf

Hmm. Maybe we should confound his politics and frustrate his knavish tricks.
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
Would you extend that to units of measure, etc ... Celcius, Fahrenheit, Curies, Volts, etc!

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/physi..._inventors.htm
What's wrong with Old Hottoes, and New Hottoes, or maybe Scorchioes.
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
What's wrong with Old Hottoes, and New Hottoes, or maybe Scorchioes.




Volty McVoltface wouldn't be best pleased.
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 5:16 pm
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Volty McVoltface wouldn't be best pleased.
Wouldn't that be a good new name for Boris Johnson, given the number of volte-face he and his government have made in the last 13 months...
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 6:25 pm
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Wouldn't that be a good new name for Boris Johnson, given the number of volte-face he and his government have made in the last 13 months...

That's a bit too sophisticated for Johnson
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Old Jan 28th 2021, 6:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
Would you extend that to units of measure, etc ... Celcius, Fahrenheit, Curies, Volts, etc!

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/physi..._inventors.htm
Can add some animal species to that list too, as their scientific names for some species are named after a person a few examples of some fish, all named after the same person. Dr. Herbert Axelrod who towards the end of his life, was accused of tax fraud, then fled to Cuba, then to Europe, caught in Berlin and extradited back to the US, where he eventually served 18 months in prison for it.

Paracheirodon axelrodi, Hyphessobrycon axelrodi, Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi, Corydoras axelrodi, Neolebias axelrodi, Schultzites axelrodi, Brittanichthys axelrodi, Sundadanio axelrodi, Cynotilapia axelrodi, Chilatherina axelrodi, Ecsenius axelrodi, Pseudogramma axelrodi, Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi, Parananochromis axelrodi, Labeobarbus axelrodi, and Sternarchorhynchus axelrodi.

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Old Feb 10th 2021, 10:10 pm
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Apparently in Sussex hospitals they now have to call it chest milk and chest feeding rather than breast milk and breast feeding.

This is a little baffling.

One thing (or two things I suppose) that all genders possess are breasts. Using the word breast in that context is surely not offensive to anyone.

And it's an anatomical fact - chest milk (human milk is also acceptable) comes from a breast - not a chest.

Anyone comprehend they are doing this?

It's all over the media

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Their newly appointed and highly paid director of woke looking for something to do?
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