About me
Archive
About me

Thoughts for 28th February 2008

close

Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 10 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 10 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

One government body (the rail regulator) fines another government body (Network Rail) millions. Who actually benefits from such charades? «

The fact that a member of the Lords can claim with confidence that nurses are promiscuous is far more intriguing than whether he’s right. «

This 1,266th post was filed under: Diary Style Notes.

More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 3rd December 2018)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 3rd November 2018)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 6th October 2018)

2D: Communicating science (published 4th December 2013)

God cancels train services: Atheists somewhat surprised (published 8th February 2006)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 1st November 2016)

Another letter to my local rag (published 19th April 2012)


Comments and responses

Comment from Mort Karman


by Mort Karman

Comment posted at 05:00 on 29th February 2008.

Has the good member of the House of Lords done a scientific study of the promiscuous nurses?
Has he had personal involvement in the matter?
In order to serve the British public should British MP’s try to lay a nurse?
The sex life of nurses, or Lords, or anyone else is not something fitting for a government official commenting on unless it is causing a public problem.
Virginity is supposed to be a requirement to become a Catholic Nun, but I never heard of it being a requirement for nurses.
And,, Simon, if the nurses have to be chaste what about the doctors?
I think you found someone madder then Mad Pat.


Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 07:27 on 29th February 2008.

Lord Mancroft’s study appears to have been a single hospital admission. I certainly think he’s come across as a bit nutty – his points are all in the wrong places.

I think the promiscuity of nurses is irrelevant, as long as they are professional and efficient on the wards. Really, he should be complaining about the lack of professionalism in this case, rather than what he learned through it.

He has quite a good point in there somewhere… it just seems to have got lost amongst his blatant insults.


Comment from Mort Karman


by Mort Karman

Comment posted at 16:31 on 1st March 2008.

The British politicians tendency to be involved with -er-ahm-promiscuous women reminds me of an incident on your side of the pond back in the 1960’s.
A police officer in Brooklyn, New York’s 67th precinct had an ex-wife who was involved in some sex with a high ranking MP.
Turned out she was an East German spy.
Mike the cop had met her while he was a soldier in Germany married her and brought her home with him.
Apparently your MP’s are not as hard to please sexually as our police.
The MP was obsessed by her.
Mike Munsinger told me she was “good, but not really great, in bed.”.
Yes, the woman was Gurda Munsinger.
As far as your nurses, I think they may have come up with a way to save the medical service some money.
It would be a lot less expensive for old codgers like myself to have a romp with one of the ladies then go through the series of heart examinations involving the multi million dollar test machines.
If one comes out of it a bit out of breath, but still kicking (or whatever it is they were doing) the heart is okay.
And if one drops dead on top of the nurse, well he at least died happy.
I was happy having spent my life as a photojournalist, but now I wish I had gone to England and become a doctor.
I always miss all the fun.


Compose a new comment



Comment

You may use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> .

If you would like to display a profile picture beside your comment, sign up for Gravatar, and enter your email address above.

By submitting your comment, you confirm that it conforms to the site's comment policy. Comments are subject to both automatic and human moderation, and may take some time to appear.



The content of this site is copyright protected by a Creative Commons License, with some rights reserved. All trademarks, images and logos remain the property of their respective owners. The accuracy of information on this site is in no way guaranteed. Opinions expressed are solely those of the author. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage caused by reliance on the information provided by this site. This site uses cookies - click here for more information.