les anglaises c'est un peu comme les spaghettis
tout le monde croit que c'est facile à se faire
mais il suffit d'une inattention
d'un tout petit detail pour que tout soit rapé

1 er jour de juillet
revision d'Anglais
tentative de différenciation de l'humour, l'ironie,
la connerie de Boris Johnson, maire de Londres...

"I don't see why people are so snooty about Channel 5. It has some respectable documentaries about the Second World War. It also devotes considerable airtime to investigations into lap dancing, and other related and vital subjects. "
"What has the BBC come to? Toilets, that's what", Daily Telegraph, 14 March 2002, p. 29.

"If gay marriage was OK - and I was uncertain on the issue -
then I saw no reason in principle why a union should not be consecrated
between three men, as well as two men, or indeed three men and a dog."

"The problem is not that we were once in charge, but that we are not in charge any more... Consider Uganda, pearl of Africa, as an example of the British record. ... the British planted coffee and cotton and tobacco, and they were broadly right... If left to their own devices, the natives would rely on nothing but the instant carbohydrate gratification of the plantain. You never saw a place so abounding in bananas: great green barrel-sized bunches, off to be turned into matooke. Though this dish (basically fried banana) was greatly relished by Idi Amin, the colonists correctly saw that the export market was limited... The best fate for Africa would be if the old colonial powers, or their citizens, scrambled once again in her direction; on the understanding that this time they will not be asked to feel guilty. "
Discussing his views on Africans and "Instant Carbohydrate Gratification" The Spectator 2 February 2002

"The proposed ban on incitement to “religious hatred” make no sense unless it involves a ban on the Koran itself. "
Daily Telegraph 21 July 2005

"Yes, cannabis is dangerous, but no more than other perfectly legal drugs. It's time for a rethink, and the Tory party - the funkiest, most jiving party on Earth - is where it's happening. "

"I forgot that to rely on a train, in Blair's Britain, is to engage in a crapshoot with the devil. "
"A horse is a safer bet than the trains", Daily Telegraph, 3 July 2003, p. 22. "

"There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge. "
"Face it: it's all your own fat fault", Daily Telegraph, 27 May 2004, p. 24. On the dangers of obesity.

"I can't remember what my line on drugs is. What's my line on drugs? "
"The Genelection Game", Sunday Mirror, 24 April 2005, p. 19.

"Life isn’t like coursework, baby. It’s one damn essay crisis after another. "
"Exams work because they're scary", Daily Telegraph, 12 May 2005, p. 22. "

"There is no finer subject. I say that without prejudice to other subjects, which you can basically read in your bath."
"On the subject of Classics, 2005. "