On 10/10/06, Oldak Quill <oldakquill(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I was speaking on the level of the organisation,
not the individuals who
make it up - over-PC, fear of anything which might offend, quick to
I find it's the lion tamers that tend to be grey and dull.
From what I've seen of the British government,
they're a riot. I mean,
come on, booing in the parliament! That's awesome!
You should see how
it is over here, it's all touchy-feely crap and bad architecture.
Getting back to the original point, there's actually far more scope for
sarcasm when you are forced to call someone "the honourable gentleman from
foo". Sadly, they don't seem to utilise that opportunity as well as they