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(BBC)   British court finds daughter of musicians Ray Davies and Chrissie Hynde guilty of "besetting" a fracking site. BBC puts "besetting" in quotes because they don't know what it means either   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 51
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2014-02-25 10:25:13 AM
The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men

Everyone who has seen Pulp Fiction should know what "beset" means.
 
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2014-02-25 10:30:01 AM
Ray Davies x Chrissy Hynde = weirdest singing voice in history of man.
 
2014-02-25 10:31:04 AM
During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.
 
2014-02-25 10:34:14 AM
Is it like besmirching?  'Cause that's SERIOUS BUSINESS to the English.
 
2014-02-25 10:36:02 AM
Slaxl


The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men

Everyone who has seen Pulp Fiction should know what "beset" means.
So subby and greenligher are dumber than pop-culture?
 
2014-02-25 10:36:10 AM
At least they weren't besotting it. No one wants to see drunken fracking in public.
 
2014-02-25 10:37:10 AM
They were just Pretending
 
2014-02-25 10:41:11 AM
"Striking and symbolic media image" fail there, sweetheart.  But, "Yawn inducing", is a success!
 
2014-02-25 10:41:33 AM
Is it like 'begetting'? I mean, they're talking about a farking site, so you know there's a bit of-oh,  fracking!? Never mind, then.
 
2014-02-25 10:42:10 AM
Please sir, I beseech you.

/ Besetch.
// Biatch.
 
2014-02-25 10:45:34 AM
be·set·ting (bĭ-sĕt′ĭng)
adj.
Constantly troubling or attacking.
 

Sounds fine to me.
 
2014-02-25 10:47:05 AM

RalphW: They were just Pretending


Kinky!

i1.ytimg.com
 
2014-02-25 10:50:22 AM
She superglued herself to a fellow demonstrator.  Did they have to saw the two apart?
 
2014-02-25 10:57:54 AM

RalphW: They were just Pretending


Frankly, I would have expected them to be stuck on a chaingang in the middle of the road, hym to her.

/done, sadly, from memory.
 
2014-02-25 10:59:11 AM

Slaxl: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men

Everyone who has seen Pulp Fiction should know what "beset" means.


I was going to say "read a book, people," but I can just say "watch a movie, people."
 
2014-02-25 11:00:36 AM
She looks pretty much what I would expect that pairing to produce, which is to say, not too bad.
 
2014-02-25 11:01:01 AM

Prey4reign: She superglued herself to a fellow demonstrator.  Did they have to saw the two apart?


She shoulda glued herself to the middle of the road.

Whoo ooh oh oh ohhhh oh!
 
2014-02-25 11:04:57 AM

Billy Bathsalt: Slaxl: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men

Everyone who has seen Pulp Fiction should know what "beset" means.

I was going to say "read a book, people," but I can just say "watch a movie, people."


Interesting statement...  I would normally say "the book is always better than the film".  But in the case of Pulp Fiction, I don't think it would work as a book.  It kinda only makes sense as a film.
Pretty much all of Tarantino's films are like that.
 
2014-02-25 11:06:08 AM
She's kind of weird looking
 
2014-02-25 11:08:32 AM

Combustion: Prey4reign: She superglued herself to a fellow demonstrator.  Did they have to saw the two apart?

She shoulda glued herself to the middle of the road.


I saw her age and immediately sang: "I'm not a kid I'm 33 bay-bee!"

/can't believe she's that old
//not a Hampstead nursery
 
2014-02-25 11:12:00 AM

Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.


My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?
 
2014-02-25 11:19:14 AM
Gonna glue my arms..
gonna glue my legs...
Gonna glue in style..
gonna glue my instep...
 
2014-02-25 11:19:34 AM

Arkanaut: Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?


Probably using the quotes to distance themselves from that particular instance of use of the word - but interpreting it as sarcasm adds a fun twist to reading the news.
 
2014-02-25 11:20:02 AM
The spirit of what they were trying to do was sorta "Destroyer," but I'd give their actual execution a "Come Dancing."
 
2014-02-25 11:24:32 AM
There are dozens of articles on fracking every day.  And how come almost every single one of them defines it as a method of getting natural gas.  As if, that is the only purpose.  It gets oil folks.  Same as gas.  Oil and Gas.  Sometimes more one than the other.

I don't think they are trying to be misleading, just that they are dumb.  And it shows, again, how little journalist know about pretty much everything.
 
2014-02-25 11:24:40 AM
Good Lord!

Here's a picture of a couple of crackheads
s21.postimg.org

Here's a picture of a couple jetting out to the Hamptons for the weekend
s27.postimg.org
 
2014-02-25 11:28:05 AM

Prey4reign: She superglued herself to a fellow demonstrator.  Did they have to saw the two apart?


No, they had to be seen together.

i.imgur.com
 
2014-02-25 11:31:05 AM
Is it the same as inbesetting?
 
2014-02-25 11:32:27 AM

Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?


Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?
 
2014-02-25 11:36:19 AM
4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-02-25 11:39:21 AM

Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.


And why not the reign of Sotero the First?
 
2014-02-25 11:44:39 AM

Lee451: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

And why not the reign of Sotero the First?


Do I look like the head of the BBC?
 
2014-02-25 11:46:57 AM

OldManDownDRoad: Combustion: Prey4reign: She superglued herself to a fellow demonstrator.  Did they have to saw the two apart?

She shoulda glued herself to the middle of the road.

I saw her age and immediately sang: "I'm not a kid I'm 33 bay-bee!"

/can't believe she's that old
//not a Hampstead nursery


Stop your sobbing.
 
2014-02-25 11:50:53 AM

abhorrent1: She's kind of weird looking


chrissie was no beauty queen and ray was never confused with being the most handsome chap.  he wasn't even the best looking dude in his own band.

Ray's recent bio was pretty good.  he kinda glosses over chrissie but writes at lengthn at his youngest daughter, but I don't think "this" one is the the one in the book, as during 9/11 he talks about worrying about his daughter but i think she was younger.  if you're even a casual Kinks fan it is a good read.

obligatory retelling of the story of a.....i think late 60s, perhaps mid 70s gig (either before or after the US ban, which the book never really sorts out, Ray pleads ignorance 40 years after the fact) in Chicago or Cleveland, where after the show, the promoter or MC is a bit to eager to have the band come back to his house.  He was apparently plying either Dave or one of the other guys with alcohol, trying to lure him back to his house.  the band's radar goes up, this guy is a little too eager, they rescue their bandmate from this creepy dude.  that guy's name?  John Wayne Gacy.
 
2014-02-25 11:52:15 AM

Billy Liar: Stop your sobbing.



ha.  when my oldest was born, i was going through a major Kinks appreciation phase, and i would sing that lullaby style to put her to sleep.
 
2014-02-25 11:55:32 AM

Orgasmatron138: Is it like besmirching?  'Cause that's SERIOUS BUSINESS to the English.


And I say unto thee, woe betide those who beset the besmirchers.
 
2014-02-25 12:10:51 PM

CptnSpldng: Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?

Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?


Comma or apostrophe?
 
2014-02-25 12:19:38 PM

Arkanaut: CptnSpldng: Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?

Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?

Comma or apostrophe?


Who gives a fark about a greengrocer's comma?
 
2014-02-25 12:20:43 PM
Besetting is the same as bespoken but with an extra pair of pants. And they throw in a free Bedazzler with extra jewels.
 
2014-02-25 12:21:02 PM

atomic-age: Arkanaut: CptnSpldng: Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?

Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?

Comma or apostrophe?

Who gives a fark about a greengrocer's comma?


Greengrocers do, I'd imagine
 
2014-02-25 12:44:58 PM

TheShavingofOccam123: bespoke



seeing that word pop up waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much everywhere.  you know how some words just enter the lexicon out of nowhere?  like how a few years ago, every other video was viral, or a meme?  "bespoke" is having that kidn of resurgence.
 
2014-02-25 12:47:27 PM
I'd beset her fracking site.
 
2014-02-25 01:23:58 PM

abhorrent1: She's kind of weird looking


I have to agree!  As a fan of both their bands, I still have to say that that child is an FLK.
 
2014-02-25 01:25:11 PM
Did they fracking arrest the jerks doing the fracking?
 
2014-02-25 01:41:06 PM
Superglued?  Just release some tear gas upwind.  One way or another, the situation will resolve.  At the very least, lulz will be had.
 
2014-02-25 02:24:39 PM

Arkanaut: CptnSpldng: Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?

Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?

Comma or apostrophe?


The crux of the biscuit has to be
the apostrophe.

www.beefheart.com
 
2014-02-25 02:34:35 PM

Cormee: atomic-age: Arkanaut: CptnSpldng: Arkanaut: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

My understanding is that British journalistic outlets will put quotes around pretty much anything, even it's just a single word, if it's part of someone's quote.  It's a bit confusing for me since I tend to interpret them as sarcasm quotes.

Example from front page of BBC News today: Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper -- are they not really homosexuals, or what?

Something akin to the greengrocer's comma?

Comma or apostrophe?

Who gives a fark about a greengrocer's comma?

Greengrocers do, I'd imagine


You'd think so, but I believe the greengrocer's apostrophe is so named because so many greengrocers don't give a fark.
 
2014-02-25 03:49:51 PM
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"Hah, you have been besetted,, hogswaggled and besmirched!"
 
2014-02-25 10:13:49 PM
Is it "publicly protesting unhealthy and irresponsible actions of the Job Creators"?
 
2014-02-26 01:51:58 AM

Cormee: Lee451: Cormee: During George Bush's reign the BBC would find a way to fit in quotes in most headlines that mentioned him. It was quite amusing.

And why not the reign of Sotero the First?

Do I look like the head of the BBC?


You do look a little like him.

img.fark.net
 
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