- Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:39 am #591273
My mum used both gollop and bolt. She was born in Letchworth in 1939, so gollop must have been in common use in north Herts in the 40s and 50s when she was growing up.
Millennium hand and shrimp, bugrit
It can only be a dialectical variation; bit like how my Great Aunt Ciss referred to our canine friends as "dugs". Which certainly made Mrs. B. furrow her eyebrows when she first heard it. (Mrs. B. was very fond of "Auntie", as she was of Mrs. B.)
That tweet sums up the problem within Labour, instead of heading the Chief Rabbi the approach is to double down and attack him. Not only that but that tweet smacks. Not only is that tweet a violation of IHRA by accusing a Jew of dual loyalty. Also it's untruecrabcakes_windermere wrote: ↑Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:29 amWhile I have no doubts that Corbyn has been woeful on antisemitism, which I think he sees as a bother rather than much else, I also think the reporting on the Chief Rabbi's statement could do with a lot of qualification as well.
As ever, this election isn't so much an election as a trolley problem.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rebuffed concerns raised by Britain’s chief rabbi that settlement construction was troubling supporters of Israel in the United Kingdom.
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis raised the issue in a meeting between Jewish leaders and Netanyahu in London on Wednesday evening.
According to minutes of the closed one-hour meeting taken by an official in attendance, Mirvis told Netanyahu that friends of Israel approach him with the request to “help us help you,” by limiting settlement expansion.
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