"beating heart" of the British people.

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  1. Well, thanks to CMD for pointing that out..I was under the impression that the opposite was true...this seems to be the political view of the electorate in a nutshell.
  2. Is this in relation to anything, or is it just an outburst of spontaneous rage on your part?
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  3. There's a famous seaside place called Blackpool
    That's noted for fresh-air and fun
    And Mr. and Mrs. Ramsbottom
    Went there with young Albert their son
    A grand little lad was young Albert
    All dressed in his best quite a swell
    With a stick with an horses head handle
    The finest that Woolworths could sell
    They didn't think much to the ocean
    The waves were all 'spiddlin' and small
    There were no wrecks, and nobody drownded
    Fact nothing to laugh at at all
    So seeking for further amusement
    They paid and went into the zoo
    Where they'd lions and tigers and camels
    And old ale and sandwiches too
    There were one great big lion called Wallace
    His nose were all covered with scars
    He lay in a somnolent posture
    With the side of his face on the bars
    Now Albert had heard about lions
    How they were ferocious and wild
    To see Wallace lying so peaceful
    Well it didn't seem right to the child
    So straight way the brave little fella
    Not showing a morsel of fear
    Took his stick with his horses head handle
    And pushed it in Wallace's ear
    You could see that the lion didn't like it
    By giving a kind of a roll
    He pulled Albert inside the cage with him
    And swallowed the little lad whole
    Then Pa who had seen the occurrence
    And didn't know what to do next
    Said, "Mother! Yon lion's ate Albert."
    And Mother said, "Well I am vexed."
    Then Mr. and Mrs. Ramsbottom
    Quite rightly when all's said and done
    Complained to the animal keeper
    That the lion had eaten their son
    The keeper were quite nice about it
    He said, "What a nasty mishap."
    "Are you sure that its your boy he's eaten?"
    Pa said, "Am I sure, there's his cap."
    The manager had to be sent for
    He came and he said, "Whats to do!"
    Pa said, "Yon lion's ate Albert!"
    "And him in his Sunday clothes too."
    Then Mother said, "Right's right young fella."
    "I think its a shame and a sin."
    "For a lion to go and eat Albert."
    "And after we'd paid to come in."
    The manager wanted no trouble
    He took out his purse right away
    Saying, "How much to settle the matter?"
    And Pa said, "What do you usually pay?"
    But Mother had turned a bit awkward
    When she thought where her Albert had gone
    She said, "No! Someone's got to be summonsed
    So that was decided upon.
    Then off they went to the Police Station
    In front of the magistrate chap
    They told him what happened to Albert
    And proved it by showing his cap
    The magistrate gave his opinion
    "That no one was really to blame."
    And he said, "That he hoped the Ramsbottoms."
    "Would have further sons to their name."
    At that Mother got proper blazing
    "And thank you sir kindly." said she
    "What waste all our lives raising children."
    "To feed ruddy lions. Not me!"
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  4. Oh yeah...forgot that bit...CMD reckoned that "the beating heart of the british people wanted to stay in the EU" in an interview today...ITV's daybreak I think.
  5. But alas, the rest of the body doesn't.


    When there are extremely lucrative post Westminster jobs to be had in the EU trough, you don't get a choice.
    After all, what would little Nicky Clegg do after 2015 when he gets his Westminster P45?
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  6. "Mit" Like your reminices of the old music hall Monologues, do you do barmitzvahs as well as the old folks homes ;-)
    I like this one
    He was my brother Sylvest (What's he got?)
    He's got a row of forty medals on his chest (Big chest!)
    He killed fifty bad men in the West,
    He knows no rest, think of a man, hellsfire
    Don't push, just shove, plenty of room for you and me
    He's got an arm like a leg,
    And a punch that could sink a battle ship (Big ship!)
    it Takes all the Army and the Navy
    To put the wind up Sylvest

    He thought he'd take a trip to Italy
    He thought that he'd go by sea,
    He dived off the harbor at New York
    And he swam like a man made of cork
    He saw the Lusitania in distress (What'd he do?)
    He Put the Lusitania on his chest (Big chest!)
    He drank all the water in the sea
    Then he walked all the way to Italy.
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  7. Welcome to Call Me Dave's Theme of the Week. After a drubbing last week, in which those nasty Tories realised demonising the unemployed made them look a bit like terrible shits again, the PM's Press doctor has hastily written a rescue plan and ordered Mystic Meg to appear at Downing Street, in secret, with a crystal ball. "Yes Prime Minister, no need for a referendum, the beating heart of the British people will stay in Europe", saving the government countless hours of time. Dithering Dave would have been brilliant in Yes Prime Minister.
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  8. ancienturion

    ancienturion LE Book Reviewer

    Not quite right but then you young 'uns are so politically correct/non divisive/racial cognisance aware these days. Why, I bet your sort have even tried to change the name of the dog of that crab fellow.
  9. Ah! Memories of Aldershot Services RFC club house!

    One of our players was the only player to be not only allowed but actively encouraged to enter the club house in a tracksuit. He was the most foul mouthed player I've ever met and a dirty bastard to boot. He was also a Major in the RAChD!
  10. He is a liar

    If he genuinely believed that he would hold a referendum on europe now.
    Just the same as the previous two liars in No.10 he knows full well that the Great British public would vote for an exit in a heartbeat.
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  11. Mr_Fingerz

    Mr_Fingerz LE Book Reviewer

    Which is why UKIP have done so well in the recent Parliamentary elections. Or not.

    Farage is a smug **** who thinks that he holds the balance of power and can hold the Tories to his beck and call because of the existence of the wing Eurosceptic wing of the Tory Party. If CMD starts to pander to him, and them, then the Tories will be in the wilderness for longer than the term of the last Labour Govt.
  12. Bouillabaisse

    Bouillabaisse LE Book Reviewer

    I have to say I'm anti-EU in that I believe that they have aportioned themselves too much power over Britain's laws and the EU has had a baleful impact on British culture. I would like to see a massive withdrawal of power from the EU back to Parliament. However, given a bald choice of either In or Out I would be forced on balance to vote for In and live with the bits I don't like.
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  13. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    well to be fair the heart is only about 3% of the body but it does make a lot of noise about it
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  14. Young un's, FFS I wont see my 70th birthday again, so not quite a young un & as for me being pc, I think certain mods & liberals on here would disagree with you!! :-(
  15. I caught a snippet on Radio 4 last week that said after a debate on Europe (it may have been the Oxford Union but I wouldn't swear to it) that a poll of those taking part on both sides showed an almost unanimous Yes to the EU. We may not like much of what it brings but overall we prefer to stay in.