Look, I don’t deny that in our modern casino culture, which bombards us with betting adverts, gambling addiction is a serious problem.
And then does just that in the next paragraph
But surely the health service has got enough to do already. It shouldn’t be spending taxpayers’ money on weak-willed punters who can’t pass a bookies or switch on their mobile phone without blowing a week’s wages.
A farmer from Essex has written to the Oxford English Dictionary objecting to the use of pig-based expressions, such as ‘pig-out’, ‘porker’ and ‘eat like a pig’. Fergus Howie says that such descriptions are ‘derogatory to pigs and pig farmers’, and suggest that pigs are greedy, fatty animals.
He wants to change people’s perceptions of pigs and pork products to reflect the fact that pigs are much leaner these days.
But we seem to have reached a point where animal rights have become conflated with yuman rites, including the new inalienable right of the snowflake generation not to be offended.
George Orwell anticipated this madness in Animal Farm.
No he fucking didn't Animal Farm's not about pigs. And farmers have been bigging up pigs to challenge their piggy image since I was in short trousers and probably were in Chaucer's era.