Comment of the DayJune 5, 2017 Tim WorstallRagging on Ritchie10 CommentsThe Inimitable Steve Not often you see rats joining a sinking ship. previousVermine! Vermine! Dear God don’t let it be possible that I could have it but I’ve fucked it up!nextThe lack of self knowledge is astonishing 10 thoughts on “Comment of the Day” Chris June 5, 2017 at 12:33 pm Bit of a cliché, I ‘d have thought, but if it’s as new TOC you as ‘bloviate’ is to Ritchie, fair enough. The Inimitable Steve June 5, 2017 at 12:33 pm I am honoured, Tim! Pro Bono June 5, 2017 at 12:46 pm First recorded use was about some appointment of Hoover’s in the early 30s. Magnusw June 5, 2017 at 1:01 pm You should have your own show, Steve. But my comment of the day is on Reddit “Dr Poo and the Turdis” to describe a portaloo. Everyone on this train to Inverness stared at the giggling Englishman. Theophrastus June 5, 2017 at 1:07 pm Steve You are wise and very witty! Thank you! Dave June 5, 2017 at 1:58 pm Chris> Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it. So too hoary old chestnuts. Surreptitious Evil June 5, 2017 at 2:14 pm the Turdis That’s been fairly common military parlance since at least the early Telics. Probably for much longer – I was just fortunate enough, prior to that, not to be posted places where portaloos were sufficiently common. Hallowed Be June 5, 2017 at 2:38 pm If Jeremy does better than Ed but worse than Theresa I suppose it might be holed but not necessarily sunk. Chris June 5, 2017 at 2:48 pm @Dave I don’t think there’s been a precedent for Ritchie, so he can’t be repeated. Mr Ecks June 5, 2017 at 4:08 pm Dave–The only hoary old chestnut around here is Jeremy “Grandpa Death” Corbyn himself. He likely keeps his nuts IN a chest for old times sake. Preserved in Vicks Vapo-rub. Pro Bono–Hoovers–unlike todays leftist dross– know how to suck it up.* * Since you are seemingly a euphemism expert and bon mot bon viveur you should be able to translate that into USpeak. Leave a ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.