Now things really have gone to far

Anything that does not fit elsewhere can be discussed here.

Moderators: DJKeefy, 4u Network

User avatar
carrie
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 4484
Joined: Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:46 am
Location: luxor
Has thanked: 2877 times
Been thanked: 5486 times
United Kingdom

Now things really have gone to far

Post by carrie »

Just listening to the news and a government spokesman, when discussing people trying to leave the country to join Da'esh, on being prevented described them as "frustrated travellers".
Frustrated travellers? Prospective murdering ********, evil so and so's but political correctness has gone too far when they are described as frustrated travellers.



newcastle
Egyptian God
Egyptian God
Posts: 7281
Joined: Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:49 am
Has thanked: 2078 times
Been thanked: 6127 times
Egypt

Re: Now things really have gone to far

Post by newcastle »

I haven't heard that conversation, or the context, but....

if I had used such terminology, I would expect it to be taken as "facetious" ;)

Or added something along the lines of "cultural sun-seekers" etc. :lol:

I remember Boris referring to radicalised muslims as "sexually frustrated losers".

User avatar
Dusak
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 5896
Joined: Sun May 11, 2008 2:29 pm
Location: LUXOR
Has thanked: 5908 times
Been thanked: 7355 times
Gender:
Thailand

Re: Now things really have gone to far

Post by Dusak »

The only true 'frustrated travelers' are the ones that have just been given the get out of town in seven days visa stamp.
Life is your's to do with as you wish- do not let other's try to control it for you. Count Dusak- 1345.

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
  • Finding weird things or things weird....
    by drwho » Thu May 27, 2010 5:32 pm » in Hobbies And Pastimes
    15 Replies
    377 Views
    Last post by Bullet Magnet
    Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:36 am
  • 12 Things
    by Queencleo » Fri May 09, 2008 12:03 am » in Women's Talk
    6 Replies
    78 Views
    Last post by PRchick
    Sat May 10, 2008 5:49 am
  • 60 things NOT to say to a naked guy
    by Massinah » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:27 am » in Women's Talk
    16 Replies
    133 Views
    Last post by FABlux
    Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:48 am
  • When things were simple.
    by Major Thom » Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:26 am » in Literary Corner
    17 Replies
    3115 Views
    Last post by Bullet Magnet
    Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:24 am
  • Have things really changed?
    by HEPZIBAH » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:20 am » in Living in Luxor
    9 Replies
    106 Views
    Last post by Who2
    Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:39 pm