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The President of the United States of America

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by John Marwood, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Might I be presumptuous and politely suggest the reading from time to time of The Washington Post

    Most enlightening
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    What makes you think I don't already?

    It's heavy going though because, aside from the misery of reading what the clown gets up to, I find the US journalistic style somewhat irritating.
     
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    While I find Robert Oppenheimer's words very moving, I was always stunned by the words of Kenneth Bainbridge, a physicist who was the test director of the very first atomic test detonation at Alamogordo. When the bomb exploded he turned to Oppenheimer and said: "Now we're all sons of bitches."
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Apparently DT's shenanigans have been noticed on Mars and they've retaliated: :buddy:

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    Bit unclear in that article if she blinked the letters HELP ditditditdit dit ditdahditdit ditdahdahdit

    or SOS ditditditdahdahdahditditdit (usually run together when sent in earnest.)

    Since there's no film of the blinking, I can't judge .. (I did Morse code for many years at sea, if you're wondering.)
     
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    However, having witnessed Trump's press conference on BBC4 100 days last night, I really fear for us all. The man is as mad as a March Hare ... (which I deeply suspect is hard on March Hares.)
     
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    I really would be impressed if her eyes could do it in semaphore.
     
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    If she could it would make a great Specsavers Advert .... :buddy:
     
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    The reactionary and oldfashioned version might be CQD or really confuse people with GBXY RRR. And I don't have the first idea of the morse code for them.
     
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