Humbuggery

In a country controlled by charlatans, crooks, scoundrels and pathological liars it’s hardly surprising that every pronouncement from the UK government and its agents is saturated in mendacity, bullshit and …

A meeting of minds

A bigoted, ignorant, incompetent, blundering, xenophobic, anti-enlightenment, corrupt, militaristic, climate-change denier, environment destroyer, pandemic mass-murderer, serial law-breaker, compulsive liar, crypto fascist, dictatorial demagogue, international pariah and global embarrassment…accompanied by the …

Cabinet, reshuffled

Anagrams of the UK Prime Minister and, in alphabetical order, his entire cabinet Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson = Job: philander, offend, laxness…or fee Nigel Adams = Gen: dim, alasSteve …

Useful new amenity

The UK government, in close collaboration with its ideological partner Cardiff Council, kindly intend to provide the capital of Cymru with a much-needed facility: an all-purpose place where citizens can …

Tory tyranny

Tory noun Conservative, Reactionary (from C17 Irish, meaning outlaw, robber or brigand).  The current Tory government is certainly the worst in my lifetime – and that’s saying something. Examples of …

On Cummings going

With apologies to E. J. Thribb (aged 17½) So. FarewellThenDominic Cummings. You were de facto Prime Minister Until the lazy philanderer’s latestConquest from the Spectator magazine,Whatsername,Objected to yourGeneralObnoxiousness. You will be …

Teach yourself American

The English language has long been an insatiable borrower of vocabulary from other languages, a consequence of the English being insatiable invaders of other countries, but there’s something categorically different …