CUK supports BLM

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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby Cyril Haearn » 21 Jul 2020, 10:37am

How to end a telephone call
'I must break off now, Mrs Merkel is on the other line' :wink:
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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby cyclemad » 21 Jul 2020, 11:11am

cant we just get on with cycling now???? This is going around more times than the Magic Roundabout :? :roll:

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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby roubaixtuesday » 21 Jul 2020, 12:04pm

[deleted in response to cyclemad's excellent intervention. I can't go cycling 'cos the bike and tandem are on top of the car ready to go to France tomorrow though :D :) :P :mrgreen: ]
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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby roubaixtuesday » 21 Jul 2020, 12:04pm

cyclemad wrote:cant we just get on with cycling now???? This is going around more times than the Magic Roundabout :? :roll:


Actually, this is spot on. I shall delete my last!

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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby mercalia » 2 Aug 2020, 12:17pm

So it is all ( slavery and racism) really our fault according to this 2nd rate American professor of history

Its Britain this and Britain that. As if the colonists didnt have their own minds many who left for the new world wanting to walk away from Britain. Slavery "only" became an Amercian matter when they got their independance and in particular after 1783 when the Treaty of Paris was agreed :roll:

The British role in America's tainted past

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-53603250

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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby Cyril Haearn » 8 Aug 2020, 3:55pm

The Grauniad reports on 'BLM in the Stix', protests were held from Monmouth to Shetland, including Wivenhoe
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Re: CUK supports BLM

Postby mercalia » 9 Aug 2020, 9:59am

Sideman: Radio 1Xtra presenter quits after BBC defends use of N-word in report

people are strange aint they? you cant use the N-WORD but it is ok to use the "N-WORD" as if marks on a paper or sounds make a big difference :roll: and people are too stupid to differentiate between the use of a word and referring/quoting it using the standard quote marks " " . Seems like the only rational thing is remain silent and say nothing?

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/aug/08/bbc-presenter-quits-in-protest-after-n-word-allegedly-used-in-attack-repeated-on-air?


seems like the renaming frenzy has arrived at Cosmologies door?

“Our goal is that all names are aligned with our values of diversity and inclusion, and we’ll proactively work with the scientific community to help ensure that. Science is for everyone, and every facet of our work needs to reflect that value,” Zurbuchen said.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/aug/08/nasa-to-change-harmful-and-discriminatory-planet-and-galaxy-nicknames?

So will Uranus the butt of many jokes be renamed as it is deeply offensive to backsides?