Whaleoil General Debate

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Face of the Day

The media have found something to beat Winston with.

They are trying to sell the idea that Winston tried to do a vanity search on himself on Twitter.

This is the media push Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

gratuity (noun) – A favour or gift, usually in the form of money, given in return for service.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1520s, “graciousness,” from French gratuité (14th century) or directly from Medieval Latin gratuitatem (nominative gratuitas) “free gift,” probably from Latin gratuitus “free, freely given”. Meaning “money given for favor or services” is first attested 1530s.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 28

10 Those who lead good people along an evil path
will fall into their own trap,
but the honest will inherit good things.

Saturday nightCap

He’s happy with it.

Ex-Muslim in tears over Muslim child rapists

Only in Japan

Man gets what he orders and thinks it is hilarious

A fun way to make ice cream

Daily Roundup