PityJuly 20, 2015 Tim WorstallCurrent Affairs7 Comments‘No hipsters were injured!’ Fire chiefs apologise over ‘totally unprofessional’ tweet they sent after Shoreditch restaurant fire previousThe Guardian’s solution: cut Polly’s wagesnextAs Guido reports 7 thoughts on “Pity” Rob July 20, 2015 at 10:13 am “Sparked outrage on Twitter” NO! Say it ain’t so! Still, it beats the boilerplate “our thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time”. Anne Hathaway's Pointy Elbows July 20, 2015 at 10:44 am They’re a restaurant called “Hank’s Po’Boys” in Shoreditch and they think they aren’t hipsters? Bet it’s run by someone called Dom or Olly. And they don’t use plates. Rob July 20, 2015 at 10:53 am And you have to have more hair under your nose than above it to get in. 10% discount if you are bald and have a beard at least three inches long. Corvus Umbranox July 20, 2015 at 11:11 am When a bus caught fire on a very cold January morning (no injuries), I got into trouble for posting “Go a bit easier on the de-icer next time maybe ?” on the local Facebook page. Apparently councillors are not allowed to have a sense of humour either. Bloke in Costa Rica July 20, 2015 at 8:21 pm Why the fuck are the fire brigade posting anything on Twatter? Anything other than the bare facts of what they’re up to, I mean, assuming they absolutely have to do even that. john malpas July 20, 2015 at 11:51 pm Because the have a sense of humour. This once was allowed. And the more vigorous services ( police, ambulances , firemen) were noted for their black humour. Mark T July 21, 2015 at 8:56 am To be honest, if we didn’t have twitter, I am not sure the world would be a worse place… Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.