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David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

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David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/david-cameron-caught-on-camera-mocking-people-from-yor...
Oh dear, Plusnet folks are not going to be pleased with that. As if they haven't had enough trouble dealing with the outages.
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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

For you Yorkshire persons is this comment valid (taken from the above link)
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go to bradford and ask them what they think of londoners - and then ask them what they think of people from Leeds
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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

just listened to him on TMS where they asked him about it, had a reasonable explanation.

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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

He should be given "honarary" membership of this forum... and can join those on here who do the same thing on a daily basis.... i.e. slag someone else off... not realising the damage they are causing...


Oops... was I talking about myelf there !  Embarrassed  Lips are sealed
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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

I'm not from yokshuh, but I dislike camoron anyway... Grin
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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

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Cameron expecting 'a bit of gyp' over Yorkshire joke
Prime Minister David Cameron says his off-mic comments about Yorkshire people "hating each other" were a joke.
The remark was picked while he rehearsing a speech in Leeds.
He was heard saying: "We just thought people in Yorkshire hated everyone else, we didn't realise they hated each other so much."
Speaking on Test Match Special during the interval of the England v Australia one day international at Headingley, the prime minister explained it was a "total joke."
“I was picked up saying something which was not meant to be broadcast but it was a joke," he said.
“One of my aides had said to me that there were about five or six different bids from Yorkshire for devolution.
“I joked saying that Yorkshiremen had it in for everyone else and not for each other or words to that effect which was a total joke, but it’s been picked up and I suspect I will be getting a bit of gyp from this," he added.
Mr Cameron also said he had repeated the comments to former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott and umpire Dickie Bird, who accepted the comments were a joke.
He said: “I’ve been absolved by two of the greatest living Yorkshiremen. I repeated what I had said to Dickie Bird and Geoffrey Boycott and they said, ‘it’s a joke, it’s a joke, that’s absolutely fine.’
“They laughed so I think absolution from those two Yorkshiremen. I hope that will be enough to see me through.
“I think people have a sense of humour and they can tell when you’re telling a joke even if it’s not a particularly good one.”
This clip is from Test Match Special, Friday 11 September 2015.

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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

Hmm..... let me see now........  ah yes........ ( being a Yokshuman.... )....

"David Cameron "..... Grin Grin Grin

Ged it ? ? ?    .................    it`s a joke ............ Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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Re: David Cameron caught on camera mocking people from Yorkshire

He's been a joke for a loooong time... Grin
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....the prime minister...was a "total joke."

Some agreement there then.
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Has anyone contacted the Daily Mail about this thread, yet  ? ? ?  surely we should get some publicity out of it  !! !  !  >.. Cheesy
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I think Plusnet have had enough press coverage for one year Wink

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Has anyone contacted the Daily Mail about this thread, yet  ? ? ?   surely we should get some publicity out of it  !! !   !  >.. Cheesy

I can see their headline now;
"Plusnet forum members give you cancer!!!"