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Thread #109916 Message #2305694
Posted By: The Borchester Echo
03-Apr-08 - 02:25 PM
Thread Name: Our ghastly folk tradition
Subject: RE: Our ghastly folk tradition
I don't know if this misapprehension is wilful
Well, this forum is the last resort of the wilfully ignorant.
Actually, I do hope the pack hunters are being just that because the depths of stupidity plumbed if they really do mean their linguistically-challenged ramblings are, as that Billy Bunter character used to say, terrific.
To me, Captain Ginger is stating the blindingly obvious yet again, but they still can't or won't get it. The entrenched blokishness is, however, shifting to the Vin Garbutt thread where the batallion of Little Innocents are pursuing their Anti-Women's Studies agenda.
O tempora, o mores . . . or "not very much changes, it all stays the same.
PS Jon, you consider Harte/Mitchell (whoever it was) a "good singer". Other people have different tastes and are allowed not to like him/them. They might be wrong, but this is a result of decades-long conditioning in the education system. An important element of this thread is how this is being addressed.