Finally, people being punished for being too politeApril 17, 2017 Tim WorstallPolitics11 CommentsTory candidate rapped for calling Nicola Sturgeon a ‘poison dwarf’ previousWhat horrors, really!nextYeah 11 thoughts on “Finally, people being punished for being too polite” Interested April 17, 2017 at 11:26 am Rapped by Association of Poison Dwarves? Demetrius April 17, 2017 at 12:15 pm There was a time when the Germans used this term to describe the courage and tenacity of the Scottish Infantry, notably The Cameronians among the bravest of the brave. At that time many tended to be on the short side. Typically, those troops took the term to be a compliment and were proud to use it. The Tory MP is making a bad mistake, in fact indirectly he is paying her a compliment ranking Nicola with the best troops we have ever had. Pat April 17, 2017 at 12:24 pm Indeed, the black watch will be deeply offended. Bloke no Longer in Austria April 17, 2017 at 3:07 pm Wasn’t PD what Churchill called Goebbels and Terry Wogan called Charlene Tilton ?B dearieme April 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm She is a nasty wee besom. Gamecock April 17, 2017 at 3:28 pm GERMANS called Goebbels Poison Pygmy or Poison Dwarf. Since they actually spoke German, might be translated either way. I have heard both from English speakers. Maritime Barbarian April 17, 2017 at 3:46 pm I first heard the phrase in the mid-sixties, being applied by German police to those small, dark, angry and determined Glaswegian football fans who followed Celtic to Lisbon and the Cup. Theophrastus April 17, 2017 at 7:22 pm She’s far worse than Alberich in Das Rheingold, and Tyrion in GoT is far superior to her. Vile woman. Philip Scott Thomas April 17, 2017 at 8:33 pm Heh. More appropriate than ‘Wee Jimmy Kranky’, but shouldn’t that be ‘poisonous dwarf’? ‘The Poisonous Dwarf and Her Demented Porridge Wogs’ – great name for a rock band. john malpas April 18, 2017 at 12:27 am tut tut. using the name of height challenged people in vain. Bloke in Costa Rica April 18, 2017 at 6:38 am I quite like “Lego Heid”. “Gnasher” is pretty good, too. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.