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They threatened Corbyn would take us back to the 70s.. But the Tories did

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SirGalahad, 17 Sep 2021.

  1. SirGalahad

    SirGalahad

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    The return of pounds and ounces is without doubt the clowning glory (pun intended) of Brexit.

    The bonfire of regulations and asking the public for their input is beyond satire. They are not Governing as much as mocking us now.

    I remember Cameron - Chaos with Ed.
     
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    Imperial measures will return, but with the same impact as 'taking back control'.

    You heard it here first folks!
     
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    Perhaps they can use imperial measures to hide the price rises. 2lbs is 1kg isn't it.... :sneaky:

    We did take back control. Have you not seen the crown on pint glasses. Worth it!
     
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    Definitely going back to the 70s. Our bins not emptied for 10 weeks. Shortages, industrial chaos, rampant inflation with parts of economy suffering. Wondering when the power cuts will happen just to recreate the genuine 70s experience. It's only getting worse.

    Summer of discontent is upon us and we're regaining our 'sick man of Europe' title. Bozo makes Wilson and Callaghan look competent. Feeling like I'm in an episode of Life On Mars these days.
     
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    Dust off your flares and platform shoes.
     
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    Already have The Rollers playing on my 8 track. :cool:
     
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    iceland be dong it for years
    frozen veg weighed mostly 2lb ish at 900[907= 2lb] at ONLY £1 as if its good value
    for around £1 11-£1.25/kg
    https://www.iceland.co.uk/p/iceland-mixed-vegetables-900g/83692.html
    https://www.iceland.co.uk/p/iceland-garden-peas-800g/66085.html#q=peas&start=1
    asda more normal around 66-69p a kg so nearing half the price
    https://groceries.asda.com/product/vegetables/asda-frozen-for-freshness-garden-peas/31122557
     
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    It's often easier to read off the imperial measurements on a tape, always impressed by how at ease builders are with metric measurement.

    Blup
     
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    That is actually a real possibility this year, or even we'll all be cold as the gas is to expensive..
     
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    perhaps we could all pull together for a 3-day week.

    Mottie would have to visit his allotment on alternate days. "Dig for Victory!"
     
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    Getting some of the work shy to do a one day week would be a miracle, let alone 3.
     
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    It would cut into his dogwalking.
     
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    Walking the dog and tending his allotment is good physical exercise which should help him stay healthy and be less of a burden on the NHS.
     
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    There are currently 3 remaining coal-fired power stations in the UK

    One is scheduled to close

    One is scheduled to convert to gas.

    The other is 53 years old and has 2,000MW capacity.

    https://www.powerstations.uk/coal-countdown/
     
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    I blame the shortage on people buying electric vehicles, and lack of investment over the decades. Nationalise it all, gas, electric, phone, water, rail ,steel, the lot.
     
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