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Posted in: Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister; Boris Johnson named foreign secretary See in context

We, in this Sceptred Isle, have survived a lot worse than Boris - e.g. Tony Blair.

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Posted in: Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday See in context

"God Save The Queen/ We Mean It Man !!!"

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Posted in: Scotland begins historic independence vote See in context

I voted NO today

The vast majority of the YES voters are unwashed, semi literate, football hooligans whose idea of democratic debate is to break the windows of anyone daring to display a NO sticker.

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Posted in: Have Japan’s anti-smoking laws gone too far? See in context

I was in Japan last year - it's a smokers paradise compared to the UK. Cheap fags, and restaurants where you can smoke in a separate place from the non smokers.

Personally I'm happy to stay away from rabid anti smokers as so many of them seem to have such intolerant fascistic attitudes to anything they deem to be unacceptable. I don't want anyone like that near me.

One of the good things about a total ban would be to hear the non smokers whine when their taxes rose to replace the lost revenue from tobacco.

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Posted in: Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb threat See in context

The thing I like about the Eiffel Tower is that it's the only view in Paris where you don't see the Eiffel Tower

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Posted in: Led Zeppelin dodge reunion questions See in context

"I'm gonna give you every inch of my love" It's reasonably clear what this lyric was about!

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Posted in: Noriko Sakai to make comeback in December See in context

It's a celeb's job to take drugs - leave the woman in peace.

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Posted in: Cool Japan? With new resident system for foreigners, 'Cold Japan' fits better See in context

I wish the UK had a system like this

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Posted in: Six things that foreigners feel are overpriced in Japan See in context

Cigarettes are much cheaper in Japan than they are in the UK.

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Posted in: 9 Hokkaido students hospitalized with alcohol poisoning See in context

Brain death? Cardio pulmonary arrest? - In Glasgow where I live, that's normal moderate drinking - it certainly wouldn't be in the news unless you murdered someone as well.

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Posted in: Airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader in Yemen See in context

Yet another extra-judicial killing, a.k.a. assassination. .........What's the tally on these drone assassinations now?

The more the merrier as far as I'm concerned .

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Posted in: World’s first snaggletooth girl group formed See in context

people pay thousands of dollars in America to get braced for their kids...

More fools them ! I've got British teeth , I wonder if I can roadie for this group

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Posted in: Order! Clampdown on boozing in British parliament See in context

Churchill drank at least a bottle of brandy a day and a couple of bottles of wine still managed to keep Britain going in 1940 Britain - Ulysses Grant drank heavily and won the Civil War.

Sobriety is no guarantee of competence

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Posted in: Australian billionaire to build Titanic II See in context

Somebody should make a replica of the iceberg.

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Posted in: AKB48 candy ad criticized for encouraging homosexuality See in context

I think we need more lesbotic ads - how about they pass the sweet using their arsecheeks?

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Posted in: Some Japanese customs that may confuse foreigners See in context

In Western countries, the handshake and hug are more common.

I've never hugged anyone of the same sex in my life and I'm not starting now just but because it says so here

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Posted in: Rosberg wins Chinese GP for 1st career F1 victory See in context

A great race - it was a pity Kobayashi seemed to have selected "reverse" at the start.

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Posted in: Meisa Kuroki officially announces pregnancy See in context

It wasn't me.....

Nor me ,sadly!

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Posted in: Iran wants sanctions eased to build trust with West See in context

I don't believe a word they say - destroy them now before it's too late.

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Posted in: Luxembourg grabs 38 tons of counterfeit cigarettes See in context

38 tons!! If I cut down a bit those would have kept me going till next Christmas

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Posted in: Sign of the times See in context

So that means if somebody lights up next to me, and I sock 'em in the jaw, I can claim self defense?

I like it.

You should try it - you might find yourself with a cigarette in your eyeball

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Posted in: What are some of the weirdest examples of English used in ads or on T-shirts, bags, etc, that you have seen in Japan? See in context

I saw a guy in Osaka wearing a T shirt that said " Hello, hello, washing machine"

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Posted in: Rolling Stones to release 50th anniversary book See in context

The only thing sadder and more irrelevant than the Stones at 50 are the sad losers silly enough to go to see them and buy this book.

They haven't made a good record since "" Exile on Main St'

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Posted in: Murdoch's new Sun rises with decency vow See in context

It's a useful newspaper - I used one to line my cat's litter tray

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Posted in: Nightmarish scenarios of the coming financial collapse See in context

Farmers, unable to cover their costs, sold their daughters.

Hmmm I wonder what the going rate will be - I might get me a couple.

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Posted in: 'Titanic' to be re-released in 3D in Japan See in context

Spoiler : The ship sinks at the end.

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