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....should actually be set up sensibly so that if someone manages to get some kind of private work or hits upon a money making scheme that they can declare it and only lose a nominal amount of their benefits, or even actually get MORE benefits, until the point that the income they create exceeds a sensible threshold. They might actually see the number of people on benefits reducing then.
Huh... that's makes far too much practical economic sense!
 

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I make no judgements...

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I make no judgements...

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Genuine, and available to you straight (pun not intended) from the island of Lesbos to Borough Market.

(You can tell the quality of customer they aspire to by the fact that they’ve felt it necessary to include a recipe for brine: “Put salt into water. Mix.”)

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I was browsing some fitness equipment on Amazon just now and spotted an amusing boob courtesy of Amazon translate:

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The original sentence was "La bande de résistance est de très mauvaise qualité, j’aurais peur de l’utiliser et qu’elle me pète au visage. "

The French verb in question - péter can mean to break, snap, burst like a balloon or go off bang like a firework.
In vulgar use it also means to fart and Amazon, in its infinite wisdom, decided that the slang usage was best suited to someone describing what might happen to an overstretched resistance band.
 

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Maybe they really were concerned about it farting in their face, for some reason?
 

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Maybe they really were concerned about it farting in their face, for some reason?
A fart in the face is not something desirable, true enough.
 

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Video: Soldiers break bricks with bear hands in footage aired on North Korean state TV


Those Koreans must have something different in their Coca-Koala.
 

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Is "quiz" the right word here? Later on they use "question". That sounds much more appropriate.

Sir David Amess: Police continue to quiz man over MP's killing​

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-58940491
The 2 words are interchangeable when it comes to the press, they are both substitutes for the word 'interrogate', but that word doesn't look so good these days.
 

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Is "quiz" the right word here? Later on they use "question". That sounds much more appropriate.

Sir David Amess: Police continue to quiz man over MP's killing​

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-58940491
It's a headline so shorter words are used where possible.

Our local rags started using 'caged' instead of 'imprisoned' or 'sentenced' a few years ago.
Fortunately this mangling of the language didn't last long.
 

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Some people like it apparently

"Eproctophilia is a fetish that means people are sexually aroused by other humans' flatulence. Those with the fetish aren't all attracted to the same things and while some are sexually aroused by farting on someone, most enjoy being farted on."

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5456059/Meet-men-fart-fetish.html

I'm almost ashamed to admit that I have a true story that can attest to this.
Back in the early 90's someone I was close to was friends with a prostitute who worked out of a well known escort agency in a large coastal city.
The young lady in question (only 20 at the time) was with a group of us having drinks and as as the night went on and she'd had more to drink, she began telling a few of us who knew what she did for a living about some of her more unusual clients.
One was of a middle aged, widowed man who would pre book an evening session with her, but drop off a curry for her to eat before her shift started and their time together began.
He didn't require sex from her, but simply loved her farting in his face while he finished the job himself.
Not only did he pay the going hourly rate but would tip her $400 a time which was a lot back then.
 

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The 2 words are interchangeable when it comes to the press, they are both substitutes for the word 'interrogate', but that word doesn't look so good these days.

The word used is “interview”. The police don’t “interrogate” people.

For sufferers of life-threatening insomnia, may l recommend reading:

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, CODE C Revised

Code of Practice for the detention, treatment and questioning of persons by Police Officers

By the end of its 97 (!) pages, you should be nicely comatose.

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I'm almost ashamed to admit that I have a true story that can attest to this.
Back in the early 90's someone I was close to was friends with a prostitute who worked out of a well known escort agency in a large coastal city.
The young lady in question (only 20 at the time) was with a group of us having drinks and as as the night went on and she'd had more to drink, she began telling a few of us who knew what she did for a living about some of her more unusual clients.
One was of a middle aged, widowed man who would pre book an evening session with her, but drop off a curry for her to eat before her shift started and their time together began.
He didn't require sex from her, but simply loved her farting in his face while he finished the job himself.
Not only did he pay the going hourly rate but would tip her $400 a time which was a lot back then.
I wish I could do this! Just for the money
 
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