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Miami - N.Y. Jets

Does anyone want to see this? I mean, does anyone besides idiot Jets fan — aka, New York-based sports media — think this is what the nation tunes in to watch? 189 more words

Football

Black Friday – masterclass in marketing or indictment of consumerist greed?

It might seem odd, given that I work in marketing, but initial thoughts when I saw videos of shoppers fighting tooth and nail with one another across the country to get their mitts on some ‘bargains’ weren’t “My goodness, what a fantastic job Amazon / ASDA et al have done in creating nationwide shopping hysteria”., rather that consumerist greed had overcome people to such an extent they’d forgotten that most renowned of British traits – the ability to form an orderly queue! 535 more words

From Where Does That Phrase Come?

This first one is for Brian, who spoke of a preference for the word in one of my recent posts.


Codswallop
~ Unknown, attested from 1959 episode of UK TV series Hancock’s Half Hour. 1,834 more words