Celts and Vikings, Celts and Vikings

Women in the North of England or Wales are up to seven times more likely to be jailed than those in the South, amid concerns that the number of women jailed could increase by more than 30 per cent in the next five years.

That’s why sensible people stay east of Offa’s Dyke and south of Watford Gap.

There is an alternative explanation which is that Celts and Vikings are less tolerant of termagants but how likely is that, eh?

9 thoughts on “Celts and Vikings, Celts and Vikings”

  1. So Much For Subtlety

    I love the North. People who don’t live there, or haven’t, really are missing out.

    But, you know, perhaps not enough women are being jailed. It would be hard to make the case to the contrary

  2. . . . are less tolerant of termagants but how likely is that, eh?

    termagant
    2. (initial capital letter) a mythical deity popularly believed in the Middle Ages to be worshiped by the Muslims and introduced into the morality play as a violent, overbearing personage in long robes.

    Inshallah, we’ve a lot to learn from the Celts and Vikings.

  3. Does anyone know if there is more rehabilitation efforts in the north. I’d expect being preached at by some lunatic psychiatrist or social worker would drive anyone to violence.

  4. ‘Women in the North of England or Wales are up to seven times more likely to be jailed than those in the South’

    Junk science alert! Relative, not specific. 1 in a million vs 7 in a million is useless.

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