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Monthly Archives: June 2009
Holistic Approach: Exactly the same as the usual hopeless Bristol City Council approach except the officers involved wear jeans.
Meeting: Kind of ritualised, aimless mass non-exercise conducted by groups of city council officers on a twice daily basis in order that they can have a cup of tea and use up some time either side of lunch. See also … Continue reading
Conference: A long meeting that includes a free lunch. See also meeting, free lunch.
Was Friday’s synchronised pant wetting from Bristol City Council and the Evening Cancer over the Banksy exhibition quite what it seemed? The Blogger’s hyperbole-o-meter went through the roof when the Cancer gushed, “The world’s most famous living artist is coming … Continue reading
The great and good: Those invited to the first night of the Banksy exhibtion – if you weren’t invited you weren’t great and thus you can’t be any good. To be good you must have money or a degree in … Continue reading
Councillors: A form of decorative finishing unique to Bristol’s Council House. See also Politicians.
by A Reader “Bradshawing” Basic, simplistic and ineffective political spin in which you attempt to blame the opposition for the consequences of your own policies through endless repetition. As in: “the Labour leadership are Bradshawing the Tories over public sector … Continue reading
Cancer editor Mike Norton says in today’s paper: I was dragged around [Bristol] museum more times than I care to remember. The building and its artifacts are now part of my psyche. My dad loved the place. This explains a … Continue reading
by A Reader “The Popham Method” A cunning encoding system designed to convert plain text into undecipherable gobbledegook. Sir Winston Churchill is quoted as saying "Bletchley Park did OK, but Enigma was child-plays really. If the Nazi's had used The … Continue reading