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Lordy!

Ye see yon birkie, ca’d a lord,
Wha struts, an’ stares, an’ a’ that;
Tho’ hundreds worship at his word,
He’s but a coof for a’ that:
For a’ that, an’ a’ that,
His ribband, star, an’ a’ that:
The man o’ independent mind
He looks an’ laughs at a’ that.

Go here and have a read about how their Lordships are not happy with their dining facility which is subsidised by you and me to the tune of £1.3 million annually.

“(One Lord) had been left “scarred” after his dinner booking was cancelled suddenly. He complained that his wife was “unable to lunch elsewhere” because she was wearing a tiara. The Lord recalled: “We were only saved by the kindness of [a fellow peer] who offered us the use of his nearby home to change in and took us out to lunch.”

“Scarred”?
“Tiara”?
“Saved by kindness”?
Fuck these bastards! (who incidentally receive £300 a day for attending this anachronism) .

I’m voting Yes!

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Dennis Rodman

It’s his moment.

Except…..

Kim Jong Un is no Jack Kennedy. Heck he’s no Dan Quayle!

And Dennis is no Marilyn Monroe!

Eejits

They’re not a new thing you know….

Apprentice Girl

That’s Katie Hopkins, whom I am informed, is a former star of the Alan Sugar TV show. I couldn’t say because I would rather cut my own head off with a blunt rusty chisel than watch such tripe.

However she has become somewhat of a celebrity and I’m told appears on daytime TV. That’s all I know because I don’t see that either.

Apparently Ms Hopkins opined on the telly a while a go that she didn’t like geographical names like Brooklyn or Chelsea.

La Hopkins’ own daughter is called……..India.

Anyhoo she was on Twitter the other day and shared this gem.

katie H

I was amused by one respondent who expressed a specific Caledonian wish about La Hopkins next bowel motion:

kate h

And Scots comic Kevin Bridges embellished the theme further:

bridges

Bear Doesn’t Shit In the Woods!

barroso

“After crisis?”

after crisis after crisis after crisis……….(repeat and fade)

Great News!

I see the Mail has returned to its favourite theme this morning.

FireShot Screen Capture #036 - 'House prices hit record high for April (___and for once London was the only place where they went down) I Mail Online' - www_dailymail_co_uk_news_article-2309174_House-prices-hit-record-

This is of course fantastic news for the economy. Just think of the amount of houses we make and export……..

No, wait………

Bonkers.

“One thing I learned on my two visits to North Korea is that this is a cohesive political entity and society”

Is that right George? Whilst this blog would not pretend we have a perfect society here, I wonder whether North Korea would afford you the democratic right to be elected to parliament? And then for you to unerringly take the side of every opponent of the state whether rightly or wrongly?

I don’t think so. They’d be too politically cohesive for that.

And what part of Dundee does that accent come from?