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Something new under the sun

Minivanman
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Something new under the sun

Well the word 'gammon' used a racist insult is new to me, but will it gain traction?

Probably, and as is often the case the comments make more sense than the article. They are also amusing.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/may/18/politician-gammon-racist-stupid-steven-poole

 

 


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Re: Something new under the sun

So its a MiniGammonMan Smiley

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Re: Something new under the sun

Cheesy


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Re: Something new under the sun

Anyone using the word "gammon" as a racist insult, should be put to the steak, and grilled, until they apologise Huh

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Re: Something new under the sun

We have an insult divide in this country.

Insult one side and it's deemed unacceptable, insult the other and it's "can't you take a joke" funny. Well it's a funny old world we now find ourselves in that's for sure and as an Englishman living in Wales married into a mixed race family trust me, I've just about heard 'em all. 

All water off a ducks back of course - until somebody tries to drown you. 

PS. @shutter - I'll have mine well done on the outside but pink in the middle. Thumbs_Up


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Re: Something new under the sun

I quite like gammon and you can have it any meal of the day.
Not gonna be insulted if I get called it - now call me Tofu or Quorn and we'd have an issue Grin
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Minivanman
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Re: Something new under the sun

Yeh, bloody veggies with their sausage, burger and lamb chop shapes. Who are they trying to kid. Wink


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Those "veggies" are just hamming it up to try and convince themselves they are normal ! !  Cheesy

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Wonder if you could fool a Veggie ?  swap a quorn sausage for a normal one , would they know ?

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Re: Something new under the sun

My Mrs in a moment of madness tried to palm me off with veggie curry by telling me it was rabbit.

Fat chance.

Never done it since, and never nice when being fooled with food. 


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Re: Something new under the sun

I think a veggie would notice the lack of a bland, spongy texture if you swapped their meatless alternatives for actual meaty produce, quorn is pretty dire speaking as a meat-eater...

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@twocvbloke wrote:

... quorn is pretty dire speaking as a meat-eater...


I'll take your word for it, being as I'm not gonna try the stuff for myself. Wink

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Ah, but is it insulting to call somebody a veggie? Roll_eyes


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Only if they accept that it's offensive to tell me what I should be eating according to their dictations... Funny

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No way I could live with no meat 😝
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