Posts tagged ‘parliament’

March 28, 2019

Scots Educating the English

by duncanr

Scottish MPs in the UK parliament introducing English parliamentarians tae some guid Scottish words an’ expressions. . .

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March 10, 2012

Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Please

by duncanr

The UK Government is concerned about ‘binge drinking’ and believes Supermarkets contribute to the problem by selling cheap booze, hence their proposal to introduce a minimum selling price for alcohol in stores. Pubs too are in their sights, with their ‘happy hours’ and other cheap/free alcohol deals

Strangely absent from this discussion is any suggestion that they might curtail their own accessibility to cheap booze – though a recent late night fracas involving a drunk MP suggest some action in this area might well be appropriate!

Here’s how Russian TV views the matter . . .