The (ir)responsibily of the Media

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby brynpoeth » 17 Nov 2018, 10:25am

Both are true
If one lives in Wales there is no need to travel
Cycling-of course, but it is far better on a Gillott
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 17 Nov 2018, 11:04am

brynpoeth wrote:Both are true
If one lives in Wales there is no need to travel


Why not - how else are you going to get out of the place? :wink:

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby Cunobelin » 17 Nov 2018, 11:11am

Cugel wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:I always put up a link to this The terrible journalists guide to writing an article about bicycles and simply ask if that was the inspiration.

Often opens the writer to some ridicule, and at least light hearted references to the link


Hee hee - a good mocking job.

The experiences of my yoof, being persecuted by the local "hard lads", taught me that if you can't hit your way free of them the best approach is to mock them. You're going to get beat up anyway so you might as well do so with a good grace, a smile and a wicked riposte to their crude taunts and yells. The worst thing you can do is get hoity-toity about the unfairness of it all. It just encourages them (as seems to be the case with this "newspaper"). They hate to be laughed at.

Perhaps the link to this fine mockery of the sort of "journalist" who spews out these kinds of toxic gobs of bile could be posted en masse to the website forums or other public places of such "newspapers"?

Cugel


A few years ago our local "Portsmouth News" would regularly shoot itself in the foot, with its keenness to demonise cyclists

My favourite was a picture of an "unlit" cyclist causing danger and havoc at a junction

It was taken at a junction, perfectly positioned in Primary..... the car beside the cyclist did not have lights on either and the one behind him did have lights on, but one was not working.

The letters page for that one was really good fun.

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby mjr » 17 Nov 2018, 6:54pm

pete75 wrote:Who has decided the correct version - you?

No, the word's inventor, screenwriter Brent Butt.
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 17 Nov 2018, 7:14pm

mjr wrote:
pete75 wrote:Who has decided the correct version - you?

No, the word's inventor, screenwriter Brent Butt.


That'll be why the earliest known use of the word was in 1944 - over 20 years before Brent Butt was born.

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby mjr » 17 Nov 2018, 7:44pm

pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
pete75 wrote:Who has decided the correct version - you?

No, the word's inventor, screenwriter Brent Butt.


That'll be why the earliest known use of the word was in 1944 - over 20 years before Brent Butt was born.

Citation required
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 17 Nov 2018, 7:48pm

mjr wrote:
pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:No, the word's inventor, screenwriter Brent Butt.


That'll be why the earliest known use of the word was in 1944 - over 20 years before Brent Butt was born.

Citation required


Lets see your first :lol:

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 17 Nov 2018, 9:05pm

mjr wrote:
pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:No, the word's inventor, screenwriter Brent Butt.


That'll be why the earliest known use of the word was in 1944 - over 20 years before Brent Butt was born.

Citation required



Take a Stay-cation instead of a Va-cation, this year.
—Cincinnati Enquirer, 18 July 1944

This is the earliest written use we currently have for the word staycation. It was found in a list of “Red-White-And-Blue Reminders” for the month of July—a list that also mentioned Victory gardens and the importance of writing letters to soldiers on the front. Was this in a thoughtful editorial written by an editor supporting the war effort? No: staycation and the list in appeared in were found in a full-page ad for Felsenbrau Supreme beer.

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby brynpoeth » 17 Nov 2018, 10:03pm

pete75 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Both are true
If one lives in Wales there is no need to travel


Why not - how else are you going to get out of the place? :wink:

There are so many places to visit in Wales, no need to leave the Principality (except when taking the train between north and south via Craven Arms 8))
Just like Lincolnshire :wink:
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 17 Nov 2018, 10:52pm

brynpoeth wrote:
pete75 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Both are true
If one lives in Wales there is no need to travel


Why not - how else are you going to get out of the place? :wink:

There are so many places to visit in Wales, no need to leave the Principality (except when taking the train between north and south via Craven Arms 8))
Just like Lincolnshire :wink:


So you've never left Wales?

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby brynpoeth » 18 Nov 2018, 4:07am

Where does this queer phrase come from:

'What's not to like/love'?
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby Cugel » 18 Nov 2018, 4:33pm

brynpoeth wrote:
pete75 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Both are true
If one lives in Wales there is no need to travel


Why not - how else are you going to get out of the place? :wink:

There are so many places to visit in Wales, no need to leave the Principality (except when taking the train between north and south via Craven Arms 8))
Just like Lincolnshire :wink:

There is talk of reinstalling the railway line from Carmarthen to Aberystwyth that runs through Lampeter, in one part of an effort to have a north-south Welsh rail link. Will it ever happen? Seems unlikely but if it did, the trains would run just a mile away from our new house. I would ride one, to both here and there.

Cugel

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby brynpoeth » 18 Nov 2018, 4:36pm

Seems quite likely to me :wink:
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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby brynpoeth » 18 Nov 2018, 4:37pm

pete75 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:
pete75 wrote:
Why not - how else are you going to get out of the place? :wink:

There are so many places to visit in Wales, no need to leave the Principality (except when taking the train between north and south via Craven Arms 8))
Just like Lincolnshire :wink:


So you've never left Wales?

Sadly yes but I keep going back
Cycling-of course, but it is far better on a Gillott
We love safety cameras & STOP signs

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Re: The (ir)responsibily of the Media

Postby pete75 » 18 Nov 2018, 6:55pm

brynpoeth wrote:
pete75 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:There are so many places to visit in Wales, no need to leave the Principality (except when taking the train between north and south via Craven Arms 8))
Just like Lincolnshire :wink:


So you've never left Wales?

Sadly yes but I keep going back


But your posting begs the question why?