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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:16 am    Post subject: Isn't mcgruff from Glasgow? Reply with quote

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/9907930/Cambridge-University-students-boycott-prestigious-debating-competition-over-sexist-heckling.html

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Students from Glasgow are alleged to have called out “Shame woman” and made derogatory comments about the physique and appearance of debaters Marlena Valles and Rebecca Meredith.

The Cambridge Union Society, the debating club of Cambridge University, today voted unanimously to revoke reciprocal membership with the Glasgow University Union. It said it will never send Cambridge debaters to Glasgow debates again.

One judge claimed she was called a ‘frigid b----’ when she complained about the heckling.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's their name, Cambridge Crybabies?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is Scotland
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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What's their name, Cambridge Crybabies?


They have a complaint. It's not a football match.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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This is Scotland


It looked like I was gonna have to spend a night in Glasgow.

Jesus Christ!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

juniper wrote:
pjp wrote:
What's their name, Cambridge Crybabies?


They have a complaint. It's not a football match.

I don't see the big deal. It sounds just about like par for PMQ (Prime Minister's Questions) to me.

It's all just a routine part of the UK's War on Women.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

juniper wrote:
They have a complaint.
And their response was to hold their breath and stomp their feet.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The politically correct thing to do here is for the English to make allowances for provincial cultural differences.

The more aboriginal Gaelic / Celtic people of Scotland, Wales and Ireland are somewhat backward, not having benefited from as much occupation by and insemination by invading Italians, Germans, and French (the only real post-Celtic influx being grunting Nordic savages). Intellectual capacity and emotional intelligence have not been binding evolutionary selection criteria there until very recently, on a historical time scale (as in, it han't manifested itself yet).

The English, meanwhile, are mostly Germanic and French (at least in terms of culture), and as a result have had more pussified sensibilities for many hundreds of years. So, I think it's incumbent upon the English here to be the better man, as it were, and make concessions for the limited capacity and cultural laggardness of their kilt-wearing, offal-eating, stump-tossing Northern friends and allies.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

energyman76b wrote:
Muso wrote:
This is Scotland


It looked like I was gonna have to spend a night in Glasgow.

Jesus Christ!



"My aunt lives in Scotland. She says it's nice."

Well she's WRONG.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What else does one expect from a bunch of Picts.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have lived in Glasgow but don't come from there.

By the sound of it (black tie) this is a very small minority of unusually well-off undergraduates who don't represent the majority. I'd like to see those posh, student arses go to the east end some time and heckle Celtic supporters returning from a game.

If I'd been there I'd probably have ended up punching someone in the face. Hate that shit.
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