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Quote: Originally Posted by Magician Faith Schools are NOT Sunday schools. They take the place of a regular education. Sure, but that isn't what the article or controversy is about. It's about islamic 'sunday' schools.
http://www.tiptopmeats.com/ (Second hand recommendation)
Conan is funny. His interviewing isn't very good, though - especially with a poor guest. Letterman can make virtually any interview entertaining.
Notice that one has a storm welt and the other doesn't.
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackhood This is great, thanks guys. England: I admit that tweed can in some cases be "genuine" day-wear among the upper classes, but has anyone had any direct experience with these people? Having grown up in Cambrdige and living in the Cotswolds I have rearely seen the tweed suit in use outside of a sunday hunt. Huge distinction between tweed odd jacket (See every day) and tweed suit (hardly ever see,...
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackhood OK, so I'm writing a piece on the use of tweed in suits, but when I come to think about it, I don't know much about how it is perceived in different locations. Being English I have surmised that tweed is: A "Throwback" style for younger people. Can be seen as an Affection Affectation. Don't assume every young person in England wearing tweed is affecting it. For the less-cool rural upper and...
To a very rough approximation, Britain was in decline 1918 - 1979, and Thatcher turned the supertanker round. When she came into office, the prevailing attitude among the Civil Servants was that their job was to manage the country's decline gracefully. She also made it impossible for the Labour party to get back into power without abandoning socialism, thus shifting the political landscape rightwards - and it hasn't shifted back since.
It's important, but only takes us back, in real terms, to the spending of 2006. Between 1997 and 2008 the Labour government increased spending by 50% in real terms.
J. Gane == New & Lingwood
Quote: Originally Posted by Poincare 1998 Bristol Blenheim 2 1984 Renault 4 1991 Land Rover Defender 110 1967 Alfa Romeo Spider in Antibes At some stage I'd like to replace the Alfa with a 275 NART. Not going to happen any time soon though! I want the Blenheim 4 so badly. http://www.bristolcars.info/forums/m...lenheim-4.html
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