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Pratt Appeal

Could the altruistic “National Bullying Helpline” in fact have been registered by a perhaps not so altruistic bunch of parasitical bastards making money out of peoples’ misery legal specialists ?

As for Ms Pratt, could she perhaps be related to the Ms Pratt, the appellant in this case ? Whose conduct was described thus:
” (Ms Pratt) thrust her face into his and screamed “Communicate!” very loudly and directly into his ear. Mr Roberts found this very painful and was profoundly shocked by her conduct.”

Surely not!

I never liked Gordon Brown but my sympathy is increasing for him by the hour.

Bully Broon?

The following quotes are from the Home Page of the National Bullying Helpline website.

DAVID CAMERON MP: “Stamping out bullying in the workplace and elsewhere is a vital objective. Not only can bullying make people’s lives a misery, but it harms business and wider society too. So I congratulate the National Bullying Helpline for its efforts to give practical support to those being bullied, and to make bullying a thing of the past”.

The Rt Hon ANN WIDDECOMBE MP: “I very much hope your project is successful because I think that where genuine bullying is taking place the mental stress can be very serious, and a poisoned atmosphere in a working or learning environment can take all the joy out of each and every day”. November 2009.

Now using your skill and judgment, can you come up with any reason why Mrs Christine Pratt (real name) of the helpline would go public about calls made in confidence to her charity’s helpline relating to the Prime Minister’s office?

I’m mystified.

Wii Bully

Big Bully?

Gordon Brown – Shocking New Picture!

More Overheard in Glasgow

From the hilarious Facebook Group of that name.

“I was standing outside a line of shops in Thornliebank early in the morning during a snow storm. In the distance l could see a wee guy struggling through the snow heading towards me. As he passed me he said “its taken me hauf an hoor tae walk five fuckin minutes”

“A Scotrail inspector who had been asked to inspect the conditions in the gentlemans restroom: “Thae toilets are a pure disgrace, its like a shithoose in there!”

“My mother was on a bus going through Cambuslang, the bus was full, standing room only. A midget gets on and a white tracky wearing ned in front of my mum offers the midget his seat. The midget takes great offense to this and starts calling the ned all the names under the sun, shouting about how he isn’t disabled etc, e…tc. The ned says nothing. A few stop later the midget makes his way to the door to get off when the ned shouts to him “Here Big Man, Ah hope when you get up the road Snow White boots your Bawz!!!”

“Wifie being served in the bank in springburn just today, chatting away with the teller about her family and how her aunts were twins. “are they identical?” asks the teller, “Ah’m no sure” she answered”

“See you, gauny take yer face fur a Happy Meal?”

“About 5 mins ago in RBS Aye eh… mind a put £20 in tae close ma account and a wrote that hing oan that hing…have you still goat the hing cos I’ll need it back noo know whit a mean? I think I speak for everyone when I reply eh…naw.”

At Hampden, Hearts supporter to Female Mounted police, “that horse looks f*cked!” Weegie coppers reply ” If you had been between my legs for 5 hours, you would looked f*cked ‘n aw!”

“Whit did ye dae fur the wife fur Valentine’s then Tam?”
“Ah dried the dishes”.
Two greetin’ faced characters in The Horseshoe Bar.

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