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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Quatermass » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:49 pm

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Dotsie » Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:00 am

Not surprised at all.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Del » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:46 am

Quatermass wrote:On lighter news, what is the second most spoken language in the UK? The answer may surprise you...

http://bigpondnews.com/articles/TopStories/2013/01/31/Polish_is_second-most_spoken_in_UK_840977.html?cid=ZBP_NEWS_L_L1_Polish_is_second-most_spoken_in_UK_310113


Sounds a lot... but it's only around 500, 000 after all. 92% speak English as their first language.

I wonder what Australia s stats would be. I would say 92% of us are immigrants originally. I am a first generation Australian. I have three close friends who are very anti-immigration. It does no good to point out that they too are first generation Australians.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Quatermass » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:14 am

Not that I consider it anything to be truly proud of, but I am pretty sure that I am at least second-generation, if not third-generation Aussie. :|
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Penfold » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:05 am

This didn't leave me speechless but I did find this interesting;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-le ... e-21063882
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Conforumist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:52 am

Penfold wrote:This didn't leave me speechless but I did find this interesting;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-le ... e-21063882


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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Dotsie » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:58 am

His final moments don't sound too pleasant. Deposed dictators don't fare well I guess.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:14 am

According to Simon Bates this morning, the Channel Four programme about the discovery of the remains was absolutely terrible.

Pity, I've got it on record.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Penfold » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:14 pm

I didn't think it was too bad but I'm no expert on history so I can't speak up for its accuracy or lack of. :think:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:46 pm

Del wrote:
Quatermass wrote:On lighter news, what is the second most spoken language in the UK? The answer may surprise you...

http://bigpondnews.com/articles/TopStories/2013/01/31/Polish_is_second-most_spoken_in_UK_840977.html?cid=ZBP_NEWS_L_L1_Polish_is_second-most_spoken_in_UK_310113


Sounds a lot... but it's only around 500, 000 after all. 92% speak English as their first language.

I wonder what Australia s stats would be. I would say 92% of us are immigrants originally. I am a first generation Australian. I have three close friends who are very anti-immigration. It does no good to point out that they too are first generation Australians.

Ealing in London has the highest concentration of Poles outside of Warsaw but they do intrigrate within the community acouple of my mates there were second generation polish decent.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby wicked woman » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:19 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:According to Simon Bates this morning, the Channel Four programme about the discovery of the remains was absolutely terrible.

Pity, I've got it on record.

All emotion and richard was a victim of vicious slander. :roll: Seems like he had to be angel or devil, not inbetween.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Catch-up » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:36 am

They did a facial reconstruction:

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Dotsie » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:46 am

I can't help but wonder what it would look like though if there wasn't a picture of Richard III to go on. They even got the hat right!

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:17 am

What had me in hysterics yesterday was a headline that said he spoke with a Midlands accent.

I immediately rolled up, wondering if he wanted to get the battle over quickly, as Villa were playing that night.

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:09 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:What had me in hysterics yesterday was a headline that said he spoke with a Midlands accent.

I immediately rolled up, wondering if he wanted to get the battle over quickly, as Villa were playing that night.

:mrgreen:

I wonder if Robin Hood and Shakespeare also had Midlands accents. :lol:
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