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The majority of voters in the UK have no idea what day it is.

We have the remains of what used to be the middle class keeping the lights on and the engine running - barely.

Everyone else is an idiot, and a fair proportion are dangerous idiots.

Which is why I'm moving to the mainland in a few weeks. I have zero intention of being anywhere near the UK next March.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Jun 29th, 2018 at 03:36:48 PM EST
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You'll miss all the celebrations for B-Day! The fireworks, the bunting, the fly pasts, the parades, the cheering crowds, PM Boris' address to the nation on the Beeb with references to D Day and VE day and referring to his predecessor May as a kind of well meaning Neville Chamberlain delusionally trying to negotiate a settlement with the Euronazis when war was always the only option, the ceremony of thanksgiving in Canterbury, the Queen being serenaded by Elgar's land of pomp and glory, the flush of national pride... and an another royal baby. What could possibly go wrong?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Jun 29th, 2018 at 10:45:38 PM EST
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Actually, it's Elgar's Land of hope and glory, a bit like Obama. And surely "Wider still and wider shall thy bounds be set" applies more to the EU than to the UK?

Does the "B" in B-day stand for Boris?

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Jun 30th, 2018 at 09:58:55 AM EST
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No Brexit, but the two will rapidly become synonymous...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Jun 30th, 2018 at 01:07:02 PM EST
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Nah, Boris will be busy evoking the Dunkirk spirit, which I believe at least one leading Brexiteer has done recently.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sat Jun 30th, 2018 at 10:12:49 PM EST
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by Bernard on Sun Jul 1st, 2018 at 07:43:47 PM EST
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Welcome to the Continent.
Better not tarry: at this rate, all newcomers crossing the water will be locked in detention camps somewhere on the shores of Tripoli.
by Bernard on Sat Jun 30th, 2018 at 10:17:55 AM EST
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I'm jealous, I'm trapped here by circumstance.

Anywhere nice?

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Jul 2nd, 2018 at 06:00:37 PM EST
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