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  • Cow Poke
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    Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
    Beautiful!
    My thoughts, exactly!

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  • Teallaura
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    Beautiful!

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  • firstfloor
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    74F4007C-EECB-434E-8C07-022732AE3943.jpeg
    Truro Cathedral, Victorian with neo-gothic architecture. Cornwall was one of the poorest parishes in England when this was built.

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  • Bill the Cat
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    Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
    Scottish appeals court rules suspension of Parliament is unlawful. Meaning that, like Trump, Boris is an evil tyrant.
    On 11 September the Court of Session, the supreme civil court of Scotland, ruled that the prorogation was unlawful, but did not give an order to cancel it pending a hearing at the Supreme Court which was scheduled for 17 September.

    Has nothing to do with Boris being a tyrant. That's your editorializing.

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  • firstfloor
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    Scottish appeals court rules suspension of Parliament is unlawful. Meaning that, like Trump, Boris is an evil tyrant.

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  • Cow Poke
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    Originally posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    I think Baptists are allergic to incense.
    Reminds us old Baptists too much of the 60's and early 70's where it was used to mask (cough sputter) other 'fragrances'.

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  • Bill the Cat
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    Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
    The main thing is that Boris is stymied, maybe. He will wriggle out of it if he can, by finding a legal loophole, if one exists. Parliament is now suspended.
    You talk funny...

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  • Teallaura
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    Canterbury!

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  • One Bad Pig
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    Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
    True, not much to do about it until there is an election. firstfloor is scouting out places of religious significance for your UK tour; I think you might like Tewkesbury Abbey. Is incense used much in your own church services?
    I think Baptists are allergic to incense. Maybe you can find him an historic nonconforming church or two to visit.

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  • firstfloor
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    Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
    But the sun will still rise and set and birds will sing, and all will be well.
    True, not much to do about it until there is an election. firstfloor is scouting out places of religious significance for your UK tour; I think you might like Tewkesbury Abbey. Is incense used much in your own church services?

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  • Cow Poke
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    Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
    The main thing is that Boris is stymied, maybe. He will wriggle out of it if he can, by finding a legal loophole, if one exists. Parliament is now suspended.
    But the sun will still rise and set and birds will sing, and all will be well.

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  • firstfloor
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    Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
    As opposed to all the popping up and down and shouting?
    The main thing is that Boris is stymied, maybe. He will wriggle out of it if he can, by finding a legal loophole, if one exists. Parliament is now suspended.

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  • Teallaura
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    Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
    The Speaker is to stand down at next election or 31 Oct.
    Aww, I guess I better go ahead and buy my 'Ooorrrdddaaaaaa'* T shirt now...


























    *Yes, really.

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  • One Bad Pig
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    Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
    It's really odd - the Brits have such a "stiff upper lip" or ... um.. "stoic"? image.... and to see them popping up and down like wack-a-moles and shouting is quite amusing. I'd love to know how that came to be.
    Victorian-era stereotyping, I'm guessing.

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  • Cow Poke
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    Originally posted by Bill the Cat View Post
    I know. I watched a few minute clip of Parliament, and I thought I was watching the NYSE scene from Trading Places...
    It's really odd - the Brits have such a "stiff upper lip" or ... um.. "stoic"? image.... and to see them popping up and down like wack-a-moles and shouting is quite amusing. I'd love to know how that came to be.

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