Idiots is idiotsJanuary 31, 2022 Tim WorstallLanguage10 CommentsJust for those confused, Darkie and Darkey are different words with different meanings and different social connotations. previousSo we’ve heardnextBuying votes is the name of the game 10 thoughts on “Idiots is idiots” Addolff January 31, 2022 at 4:10 pm In the same manner as the US legislator pilloried for using the word niggardly when talking about tax cuts. Highly educated idiots, the lot of them. Starfish January 31, 2022 at 7:40 pm @Adolff Indeed The difference between knowledge and wisdom Gus January 31, 2022 at 8:25 pm I guess we aren’t allowed to snigger at stories like that any more. Longrider January 31, 2022 at 8:44 pm It was even pointed out that Devonshire dialect was involved, but this didn’t help the professional offence takers, so telling them robustly where to get off at the first hint of complaint is by far the best approach. Sam Vara January 31, 2022 at 8:48 pm So the complainants were illiterate as well as daft? Mark February 1, 2022 at 5:29 am Pride and prejudice surely must be due a remake soon to show all the bigots how this country has always been. Wonder who will play Mr Darkie? Chernyy Drakon February 1, 2022 at 8:55 am Highly educated idiots, the lot of them. Yup. Like Emanuel Cleaver, the one who signed off an opening prayer/statement with “awomen” instead of “amen”. We live in Clownworld Bloke in Wales February 1, 2022 at 8:57 am Like Emanuel Cleaver, the one who signed off an opening prayer/statement with “awomen” instead of “amen”. Shouldn’t that be “awoperson”. No, hang on, “son” is still sexist. Make it “awoperchild”. Boganboy February 1, 2022 at 2:34 pm ‘No, hang on, “son” is still sexist. Make it “awoperchild”.’ awoper?? Frequently pronounced ‘a whopper.’ Bloke in Wales February 1, 2022 at 2:52 pm Frequently pronounced ‘a whopper.’ Raising awareness of childhood obesity 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 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.