Sledge of the Day

David Leyonhjelm usually sledges pesky reporters and tells them to fuck off

David Leyonhjelm usually sledges pesky reporters and tells them to fuck off

Peter FitzSimons is normally a top bloke who calls a spade a bloody shovel. He is also one who like a good sledge himself.

But he has gotten all pissy over an email he received from Aussie Senator David Leyonhjelm whose office responded to enquiries with a brilliant sledge.

The nastiest, most sexist politician in Australia right now?

It is a tough one, but I am going to go with Senator David Leyonhjelm.

An elderly female reader, Elizabeth Donelan, took exception to the following comments from the Senator, defending Donald Trump’s admission of sexual assault, where he said of the Republican presidential candidate: “He is a man of his times, perhaps. So perhaps you could cut him a little bit of slack.”   Read more »

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Face of the Day


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The first woman to conquer Everest has died at the age of 77.

Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei ascended Mount Everest in May of 1975, aged 35, before going on to climb all of the world’s seven highest peaks over the next 17 years.

Ms Tabei was diagnosed with cancer of the abdomen in 2012, leading to her death this week. Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

mutable (adj) – 1. (a) Capable of or subject to change or alteration.
(b) Prone to frequent change; inconstant: mutable weather patterns.
2. Tending to undergo genetic mutation.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Late 14th century, “liable to change,” from Latin mutabilis “changeable,” from mutare “to change,” from PIE root *mei- “to change, go, move” (source also of Sanskrit methati “changes, alternates, joins, meets;” Avestan mitho “perverted, false;” Hittite mutai- “be changed into;” Latin meare “to go, pass,” migrare “to move from one place to another;” Old Church Slavonic mite “alternately;” Czech mijim “to go by, pass by,” Polish mijać “avoid;” Gothic maidjan “to change”); with derivatives referring to the exchange of goods and services as regulated by custom or law.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 23

4Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit.

Sunday nightCap

A message to the feminists who attacked Lauren Southern with Urine

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Recycling WWII German helmets; here is how