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klondike

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So who's right?
« on: Nov 17, 2020, 02:22:07 PM »
Piers Morgam (imo an arse) or the BBC (imo a corporate arse)

Apparently the BBC have decided to no longer refer to fishermen and instead call them fisher people.
Piers Morgan had a go at them about it.
https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1360975/Piers-Morgan-ITV-GMB-BBC-Radio-4-rule-fisher-people-Katya-Adler-Good-Morning-Britain-vn

Now to be honest nothing the BBC do these days surprises me or for that matter interests me. If my wife didn't prefer recordings and live TV to just using catch up and downloads I'd dump the licence and that would be an end to any connection I have with the BBC but I wondered what the ladies here especially think to this.

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #1 on: Nov 17, 2020, 02:28:24 PM »
Himself's mate is a Fisherman who works out of the local harbour. I'll tell Mark he's no longer a Fisherman but a Fisher Person. ;D  Can't wait to see his face..

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #2 on: Nov 17, 2020, 02:36:12 PM »
OTT as per usual BBC. 

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #3 on: Nov 17, 2020, 02:51:59 PM »
My mate's an angler.. ::)

klondike

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #4 on: Nov 17, 2020, 03:00:07 PM »
Don't get many of them on trawlers though zoony.

zoony

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #5 on: Nov 17, 2020, 03:04:45 PM »
Nope..True 'nuff..

Ashy

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #6 on: Nov 17, 2020, 03:36:05 PM »
Perhaps we should call them "fishers".

"And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." Matthew 4 v19
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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #7 on: Nov 17, 2020, 03:59:21 PM »
Bloody stupid .. They are Fishermen..
What about Fisherman’s Friend.. !! Will they rename them too.?
Haven’t these people got anything better to do..!!  Frustrated women come to mind.


I watched Piers Morgan this morning and I agree with him .. When he says..


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« Reply #8 on: Nov 17, 2020, 04:06:31 PM »
That is right, they have not got anything better to do, but wish to be seen to be doing something.
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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #9 on: Nov 17, 2020, 04:11:52 PM »
The trend now is to have unisex terms for most jobs - police officer, nurse, actor, rather than police woman, male nurse or actress.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the blind obedience of fools.

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #10 on: Nov 17, 2020, 05:58:26 PM »
These people need a real job.

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #11 on: Nov 17, 2020, 08:01:43 PM »
It would help. Anyone can create work, but not everyone can create wealth.

I realise it's a bit off the topic but when I was working I noticed that certain managers, nearly all of them, met any new health and safety challenge with a form to fill in. It is a well known fact that a 1 1/2 ton weight cannot fall on you if you show it a piece of paper.
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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #12 on: Nov 17, 2020, 08:43:46 PM »
I realise it's a bit off the topic but...
No need to set a precident by sticking to one sir...  :)

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #13 on: Nov 17, 2020, 09:43:38 PM »
I stopped being surprised when I read the term " birthing person" used to describe a pregnant woman    🙄🙄🙄

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Re: So who's right?
« Reply #14 on: Nov 17, 2020, 09:55:20 PM »
I stopped being surprised when I read the term " birthing person" used to describe a pregnant woman    🙄🙄🙄


What? Sheeezze these blasted snowflake muppets are real Scunners.  :o