Posts tagged ‘Hunt’

April 20, 2019

I’m at that Stage now

by duncanr


May 6, 2016

Bercow Chides Hunt

by duncanr

the Speaker of the House of Commons is charged with keeping some semblance of order during debates in the UK Parliament

many have their own particular style of doing so

here the current incumbent employs sarcasm to rebuke a Government Minister, Jeremy Hunt (frequently pronounced ‘Cunt’) for attending a debate but refusing to directly answer criticism of government policy put to him by members of the Opposition parties – delegating, instead, that task to one of his junior colleagues – and pissing about on his mobile phone while others are speaking during the debate

April 30, 2016

What’s in a Name ?

by duncanr

A Freudian slip is the phrase commonly used to describe the situation where we accidentally say one word instead of another

Sigmund Freud posited that these ‘slips of the tongue’ reveal what the speaker subconsciously truly believes

that being so, seems there is a great deal of unanimity amongst broadcasters and politicians about the character of this man

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April 11, 2015

Where’s the Money Coming From?

by duncanr

jeremy hunt edit

Read all about it here –

May 29, 2012

BBC Reporter Savaged by Dead Sheep

by duncanr

Dennis Healey, in a speech to Parliament in 1978, famously described an attack by political opponent Geofrey Howe as being ‘rather like being savaged by a dead sheep.’

I was reminded of that phrase while watching this vid of UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Press Spokesperson Craig Oliver giving a bollocking to BBC Reporter Norman Smith over a report linking the Prime Minister, Jeremy Hunt and the Murdochs over the latter’s BSkyB bid

December 6, 2010

Hurrah for Spoctor Dooner!

by NobblySan

I love wordplay and the intricacies of language.

Today saw one (sorry,  make that two….) of the best Freudian slip based Spoonerisms that I’ve heard in a long time.

Now then, James and Andrew; don’t try telling me that this was accidental.