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Bog-standard Britain

Author: Quentin Letts
Publisher: London : Constable, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No one would attack equality, would they? This book shows how equality's been defiled by ethnic-grievance gangs and harpies of feminist orthodoxy, by risk-averse jackboots of town-hall bureaucracy  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Letts
ISBN: 9781849011204 1849011206
OCLC Number: 430509549
Description: vi, 232 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: PART I. COMMUNICATIONS: Jonathan Dross --
The S word --
Polly's pepper --
Call me Tony --
The politics of names --
Don't kick the bucket woman --
Awright, mate? --
Crackle and slop --
Waiting game --
Not to knight, thank you --
Eliza's lie --
PART II. ENGAGING THE BRAIN: Quack doctors --
Third-degree burn --
Exams: a Mugabe economy --
Cowell's circus maximus --
Beyond belief --
Le patron worships Ici --
Courting disaster --
Broad brush --
Channel phwoarr --
Bum rap --
PART III. OUT OF THE OFFICE: Do they mean us? --
Par for the course --
Hogarth's inheritors --
Aussie Miss rules --
A Cox and Ball story --
Jaded generation --
Brown in town --
Title deeds --
Keep your hair on --
PART IV. OUR RULERS: A one-man metaphor --
VIPs --
very irritating people --
That'll cost ya --
Charity begins at home --
Mr squeaker --
Wonk on, Sir Peter --
In Harman's way --
Uncle Tom Cobley and all --
Fiddlers on the hoof --
Parking nightmare --
Got your name badge? --
Seaside folly --
Security blanket --
No sugar, please --
Short and curlies --
All change --
Warning: we're in charge.
Responsibility: Quentin Letts.

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