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Will come on a broom
11 Oct 2013

Such harrassment could be a criminal offence and it may be worth contacting the police. From Protection from Harassment Act 1997. Prohibition of harassment. (1) A person must not pursue a course of conduct— (a) which amounts to harassment of another, and (b) which he knows or ought to know amounts to harassment of the other. (2) For the purposes of this ...

@Paul An idea for you to consider from a pompous old git: Absorb what people say on the merits of their case, rather than who they are. I am an atheist but do not dismiss what a religious person says simply because they are religious. As another example, I do not assume that I know better than younger people just because I am older. Don

..and you can always put people up on a settee in the living room. Perhaps they will reclassify those as bedrooms too.

Dawlish Wants
10 Mar 2013

@jools88 fairly clear, I think.

9 Mar 2013

Elect politicians (or appoint a town manager) for one year only and call them the King or Queen. Crowning to be a major celebration. Let them live in style. At the end of the year have a vote as to whether or not they have been successful. If so, they must retire. If not, they are sacrificed on the Lawn to the Black Swans, with much merry-making. Major tourist attraction for the Summer. ...

Neil, Thanks.  It was the usual Topsy problem where I did not set out for it to be long and I became completely absorbed in thought and action - searching out links, reading, pasting them into the message, etc. (completely missing the rugby I had intended to watch.) Don

"It is estimated that twenty nine million that's (29) will come to these shores within the next few years." Clearly nonsensical. This is what was said, Coloured highlights are mine: "Twenty nine million Romanians and Bulgarians will gain the right to live and work unrestricted in Britain in 2014 under European “freedom of movement” rules. Last night forecasters said it could lead ...

Webmaster Thanks for checking. I knew it would be hopeless. Now recommend frequent use of Copy while composing, allowing a Paste to rescue. Delighted that pm being used constructively. I was worried that it might lead to private abuse between some posters. Well done. Don

9 Mar 2013

About half an hour ago, I posted a long private message on which I had worked for about an hour and a half. The system hung up has not been posted. Please would it be possible to check whether it reached and could be resurrected? Slim chance, but I did not have the opportunity to save as I went along.

Jews Irish West Indians Ugandan Asians Romanians.

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