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What news story has caught your attention today.

Post 16941

hammondorgan

Gor Blimey, strike a light, the new Royal Baby may not be a Cockney, bleedin liberty, she's only been and gorn somewhere up norf, would you Adam and Eve it, the old Queen Mum would turn in her grave, marry commoners that's what 'appens, Gord save us. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/royal-baby/11548505/Royal-baby-why-it-may-not-be-a-Londoner.html


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Post 16942

Baron Grim

The International Secret Intelligence Service felt pressure to drop the ISIS name as well so they merged with the CIA.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2014/10/13/archer_and_isis_parting_ways_fx_show_moves_sterling_archer_to_cia.html


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Post 16943

Bluebottle

The key bit with the name change in Oxford is rushed over:
'Recruiting students, including from the Middle East, had become more difficult with the Isis name'
If each Middle East student pays tuition fees of, I'm guessing, over £10k per year, putting them off is a serious dent in your pocket...

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Post 16944

Baron Grim

Any prospective student that would be put off by the name ISIS, a name which the terror organization itself reputes, may not be an ideal student anyway. smiley - winkeye


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Post 16945

Bluebottle

There are probably students who've boiled the choice down to two equal institutions and are looking for that one, last straw determining factor to base the final decisions. They might well then decide that the following might not look good on their CV:

2015 – 2018 – ISIS

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Post 16946

Baron Grim

I hope that other institution isn't the National Anglo-Mediterranean and Baltic Language Academy.

smiley - evilgrinsmiley - rofl


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Post 16947

Icy North

I sometimes wonder what's going to kill me when my time is up in this world.

Falling down a hole is fast becoming a serious candidate:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32431623


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Post 16948

Baron Grim

Some people will fall down holes no matter how many barriers or obstacles may lie in their path.

http://youtu.be/JIMov8jzjEE


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Post 16949

Pink Paisley

http://metro.co.uk/2015/04/21/woman-with-agoraphobia-goes-outside-and-falls-down-manhole-5159187/

You need outdoor expertise to be safe from falling down holes. No sniggering at the back there!

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