New words/vocab on these fora

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brynpoeth
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 17 Aug 2019, 9:30am

Greater Tunaberg is sailing to NY, someone on these fora called her that
I think she is gr8 but one may make deliberate spelling mistakes in the cause of humour, I think calling her thus is ok
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mercalia
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby mercalia » 19 Aug 2019, 8:43pm

the commentariat

https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/08/w ... alal-meat/


Today it is frequently assumed — by sections of the political class, by the educational establishment, by the commentariat — that anyone who feels uncomfortable with Islam and its beliefs and practices must be driven by a racial animus towards Muslims more broadly.

A Spectator article on how the OCR board disqualified a GCSE student for criticising halal meat, that she had made ‘obscene racial comments’ about Islam.