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Post 17681

Baron Grim

Well, now an opinion writer at CNN is using the word "coup".

http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/01/opinions/bannon-trump-coup-opinion-ben-ghiat/index.html


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Post 17682

Icy North

The man who has sold his tattooed skin:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-38601603

So many things to say about this, so little time...


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Post 17683

Baron Grim

Right!?


And it's not even that good as a tattoo! It's two dimensional and hackneyed.


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Post 17684

You can call me TC

It reminds me of one of Roald Dahl's stories. I think it was by him. About a tramp who had a picture tattooed on his back by someone who later became really famous.


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Post 17685

Icy North

This one made a few of the newspapers here, but not the BBC, oddly. It's a shocking story of how a RAF pilot nearly crashed a military passenger flight after getting a camera he was playing with stuck in the controls:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/07/raf_voyager_zz333_flt_lt_andrew_townshend_court_martial/


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