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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Speaking of Nigel Frottage, what do you make of this?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016...bannon-will-c/

Any mileage in this, or is it UKIP typically making waves again?
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Old 15.11.2016, 15:56
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Speaking of Nigel Frottage, what do you make of this?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016...bannon-will-c/

Any mileage in this, or is it UKIP typically making waves again?
Well Bannion has a non-job so how interested will May be in talking to him?
Why talk to the monkey when you can to talk to the organ grinder?

Maybe Boris or some other junior person would be a more appropriate contact?
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If you really held everyone in the deep contempt you seem to, surely you would have left long ago to find a forum with people more "on your level". I guess you would have been given short shrift there and told to piss off, though.
The contempt? Hahaha. You hold contempt for anyone who doesn't agree with you. The most of the human race.
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Speaking of Nigel Frottage, what do you make of this?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016...bannon-will-c/

Any mileage in this, or is it UKIP typically making waves again?
First of all, Trump will be the President of the US, and no other. His motto and doctrine is America First. If Farage has something to contribute to it, then why not. Otherwise, what for? While Bannon may espouse some idealism, I don't believe Trump will.
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The contempt? Hahaha. You hold contempt for anyone who doesn't agree with you. The most of the human race.
And he completes the picture with a lashing out of desperate hyperbole.

Classy.
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Old 15.11.2016, 16:07
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

We think of Trump as being in a minority when it comes to sexual harrassment, but having just read this

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37984755

it seems more like he's in the majority instead. What is it with American males? Do they think this makes them seem more "macho"? Do they all really think a woman is for sex, cooking and looking after their brats? If so, then America got the President it deserves.
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We think of Trump as being in a minority when it comes to sexual harrassment, but having just read this

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37984755

it seems more like he's in the majority instead. What is it with American males? Do they think this makes them seem more "macho"? Do they all really think a woman is for sex, cooking and looking after their brats? If so, then America got the President it deserves.
Honestly, sexual harassment is terrible issue that needs to be resolved, but it isn't isolated to American males.


Growing up in Canada, I didn't notice it too much---interestingly enough, more so in 'locker rooms' and 'with the boys' mentality. However, I did live with a group of 6 female nursing students---and their comments were just as bad, they would even laugh and comment that what they said in front of me was even tame.
In Switzerland, it's tough to walk in certain parts of Niederdorf or langstrasse without being sexually harassed as a male as well.
But by far the worst I've experienced is for females in many Italian cities--the harassment by many Italian men trumps all (no pun intended)!


Of course this just my experiences and not statistically relevant data, -much like the story in the posted article.
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Old 15.11.2016, 16:36
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

had to try again

the big scary man in trump tower
made special little snowflakes cower
he means no real harm
will they see and warm?
or melt under the trump's cold shower?
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had to try again

the big scary man in trump tower
made special little snowflakes cower
he means no real harm
will they see and warm?
or melt under the trump's cold shower?
Still nope.

Here are the "rules":

The standard form of a limerick is a stanza of five lines, with the first, second and fifth rhyming with one another and having three feet of three syllables each; and the shorter third and fourth lines also rhyming with each other, but having only two feet of three syllables.

The defining "foot" of a limerick's meter is usually the anapaest, (ta-ta-TUM), but catalexis (missing a weak syllable at the beginning of a line) and extra-syllable rhyme (which adds an extra unstressed syllable) can make limericks appear amphibrachic (ta-TUM-ta).

The fail in your latest attempt is in the third and fourth lines (most egregiously)... the others are a bit questionable too...
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

goddamnit.
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goddamnit.
I would have a go at it, but it probably wouldn't turn out to reflect the message you're after...
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Speaking of Nigel Frottage, what do you make of this?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016...bannon-will-c/

Any mileage in this, or is it UKIP typically making waves again?
Who knows! I do know it's not the way to do business at all! It's not like the British government needs an interpreter. If Trump wants to behave like a petulant child, fine! He has a conflict of interests, i.e. business concerns in the UK, that we can play on. Two can play that game!

Little Donald will soon be sitting at home playing with his lego all alone, because he won't play with Mexico, Europe, the UK, etc... Perhaps Vlad will come over for tea and play all nicey nicey.
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I would have a go at it, but it probably wouldn't turn out to reflect the message you're after...
at this point i dont care about the message anymore. i read line 3 and 4 are "da DUM da da DUM" so the syllables seem to fit to me.
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at this point i dont care about the message anymore. i read line 3 and 4 are "da DUM da da DUM" so the syllables seem to fit to me.
Could you post a video of yourself dancing please? I think I may know whence the problem stems.
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goddamnit.
That'll do as half of your third line. (Unless the "mad" emoji is pronounced with three syllables...?)
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

since we're writing rhymes:

There was a man named Donald Trump
Who got special snowflakes in a hump
Voted President-elect
With a lack of respect
On voters he’ll now take a dump
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Stay with prose, and don't quit your day job.
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at this point i dont care about the message anymore. i read line 3 and 4 are "da DUM da da DUM" so the syllables seem to fit to me.
No, you need two feet of three syllables each. "da DUM da da DUM" is only five syllables in total.

Edward Lear must have been a genius.
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