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thisoldman
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Good Grief!


According to the  Office of National Statistics,Mohammed is now the most popular name  for newborn boys in England and Wales.
They also note that there is 12 different spellings on the name.

I note they do not include Scotalnd in this nonsense. Quite so  lol    can you posibly imagine  wee Mohammed, in his kilt, strolling doon  the streets of glesga, swinging his sporan as he gulps doon his can o mcewans lager?
He wouldnae last five minutes.  lol Smiley
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randpwar
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I'd rather be called Mohammed than Stanley lol
smiffyb36
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Not what I read, link please?
Double checked, Oliver is No.1 followed by Jack.
Mohammed is about 15th
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Oliver tops Muhammed but if one includes the alternative spellings of Muhammed (such as  Mohamed, Mohamad, Muhamed, Mohammod, Mahamed, Muhamad, Mahammed and Mohmmed) and treats them as one name then that is the most popular.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/8091798/Mohammed-the-nations-secret-favourite-name.html
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Lips are sealed
sidewinder
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Is this a result of our "British Islamic" freinds showing empathy towards their origins rather than integrating with the indiginous population? Perhaps it is a sign that we were wrong to think that foreign immigrants would want to become British and leave the 14th Century behind them when they arrived here or that those born here would think of themselves as primarily British.
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In the 14th Century the "British" were still in the middle ages.
They were still learning from translations of Islamic texts published hundreds of years earlier.

thisoldman
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The "thinking "  behind this post was made by one member of the think tank who appears to believe that in 20 years time the Uk (britain as we currently know it) will simply be  an annexe for iran/india and certain other e u   countries.

If the housing benefit cuts do result in people moving out of London  Birmingham etc etc, they will be replaced by   , shall i say discreetly,  foreign nationalities.
Shia law will prdominate and we shall be surrounded by an army of enforcers, ranging from eu bureaucrats to muslim inspectors.
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A Fox Is Evil says "In the 14th Century the "British" were still in the middle ages.
They were still learning from translations of Islamic texts published hundreds of years earlier."
Yes, we were all in the Middle Ages in the 14th century or can you point to a counrty that was in the 20th century at that time?  What a pointless statement.
This is no longer the 14th century so why do some cultures insist on forcing their people ( and us if they had the chance) to live in conditions and by laws that we knew were unacceptable long ago?
Get real and leave out the pompus implications that have no relevance to life today.
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Why does an entire culture insist on enforcing a certain set of rules on the entire population?
Maybe it's because it is seen to be important to their cultural identity?

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Why is it that in Turkey (a muslim country) the Burka is banned but in this country it isn't banned ?
Surely when in any country you should follow their rules & Laws so can we not expect our customs & Laws to be respected ?
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Why does an entire culture insist on enforcing a certain set of rules on the entire population?

Maybe it's because it is seen to be important to their cultural identity?



Which means, that, WE, should be able to "force OUR rules on THEM...? ? ? 
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Try going to their country and walking down the street without a shirt on or a girl wearing a mini skirt.  You'd get arrested.  If they want to live here then follow our ways.
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if they want to live here then follow our ways

I live here and certainly wouldn't want to follow all our ways
teen pregnancy,  high rates of divorce ,  general rudeness in public, all night drinking,  road  rage , political correctness , a country where support  is about(money) and where atheism   is ruler and lots more

just like the brits who  are in Saudi they do not follow the local ways 
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can you posibly imagine   wee Mohammed, in his kilt, strolling doon  the streets of glesga, swinging his sporan as he gulps doon his can o mcewans lager?
He wouldnae last five minutes.  lol Smiley

Huge Asian community in 'Glesga' these days. In fact one my favourite Indian restaurants in Glasgow, the waiters, who are all of Asian descent wear, wear kilts when serving table.  Wink