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“The advice about being the sum of the people you hang with and the books you read extends to other media as well. Careful what radio and TV you watch; it can make you negative fast.”

- Brad Montgomery, Speaker

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Pictorial Interlude – When minimum alcohol pricing doesn’t work, beer will only be available in this HM Government approved size …

I think you will wear out your finger trying to open the cans faster than it evaporates from your glass …

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Electric car charging subsidies – yet more expense on the bills of the many to bribe the wealthy …

Electric cars – so popular that the government is now going to spend even more of our money on bribes to increase their use :

The government has announced that it will cover up to 75% of the cost of installing charging points for electric vehicles in garages and driveways.

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Artistic Interlude – Infinity and Alice in a suit …

Hopefully only another month of slavery but in the mean time, this one caught my eye – simple but very clever :

And I wasn’t expecting this one from a Finnish poster campaign – scrubs up rather well I think :

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Modern British Life – Nag, Nag, Nag …

Nag, nag, nag …

Today started for me at 04:30 when the radio alarm came on with an NHS advert reminding me that A&E and 999 are only for emergencies. After a shower and coffee, I drove a few junctions down the motorway and was reminded on the first overhead sign not […]

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Video Interlude – Pedestrians in need of clean underwear …

Whilst work is preventing anything useful here, how about these lucky buggers :

Notice the chick on the right nearly being decapitated by the tailgate!

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Very lazy bat …

This one amused me somewhat :

I am not sure if it is an ex-bat or if it just felt the need to put its feet up while sleeping.

Still not as good as bat kitty though  :

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Parents think it is too dangerous to let their kids play in the snow. I wonder why that is …

We seem to have become a timid race here in the UK.

From the Torygraph, we have this :

Nearly a third of parents believe it is “too dangerous” to let their children play outside in the snow, in case they slip on ice or get hit by a snowball, a survey has shown. […]

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Even The Daily Mash would consider this news story to be too bizarre …

The opening paragraphs from two articles, one from The BBC and one from The Daily Mash – the question is, which is which?

Article A :

SKY viewers on unemployment benefits will only be allowed to watch documentaries, according to new guidelines.

As part of a radical government overhaul of televised entertainment, those out […]

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Get your swears right

Greetings from Mr. Raccoon. Back from a long break and not giving Mr. Wasp the pleasure to post everything on his own.

So here’s a periodic table of swears just to get your chemistry right (click for full size image so you can practice your Xmas meal time phrases) :

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Pictorial Interlude – Earth’s most intelligent beings, backlit bat, battle monkeys and how to make a policeman laugh …

All work and no play – bugger that, how about some amusement …

Cats rule (dog lovers – go and throw sticks or something and move on) :

Lace wings – a bat and it’s SAD lamp possibly :

The latest secret weapons (not to be confused with […]

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Bugger the Bankers and Politicians – Official Video …

Amusing, with one or two telling lyrics such as :

‘cos we are programmed against insurrection.

_ _ Bugger everyone!

Via FT Alphaville Tweet

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Video Interlude – The badass Honey Badger …

Awesome creature which doesn’t give a shit with amusing commentary : _ _

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What do you do when a tornado is heading for your apartment? Why film it of course!

A tornado in Portugal recently scoring a direct hit on a football stadium and apartment block.

Filming it through a glass window may not have been the brightest thing in the world, especially when you see the strength of the wind but it gives a great impression of what they are actually like. I […]

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Having failed to prevent Ash Dieback arriving in the UK, the Government tries the Canute method to stop it spreading …

Wandering around amongst the latest Statutory Instruments, I came across this one in which the Government tries to pull a King Canute and orders the fungus not to spread (emphasis mine) :

The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2012

This Order amends the Plant Health (England) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2530) to […]

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Goldman Sachs now runs Europe..

Via ZeroHedge, with Mark Carney’s appointment to the Governor of The Bank of England, Goldman Sachs domination of Europe is complete :

Back on July 3, we made an explicit and very simple prediction: “now that the natural succession path at the BOE has been terminally derailed, it brings up those two other gentlemen […]

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