LIVELY LETTERS.Church on wrong road
ITALY has just had its worst multiple road tragedy in a decade and in Britain we have just witnessed two examples of fatal road rage See Web rage. .
Yet the only response we get from the Christian churches is about a few overseas bishops arguing about condom use. Is it not time that our church leaders made clear statements regarding the moral questions surrounding driving and road-building?
It can't be right that they devote so much attention to sex and the individual and so little to motorisation n. 1. motorization.
Noun 1. motorisation - the act of motorizing (equiping with motors or with motor vehicles)
effectuation, implementation - the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); and the community.
The church leaders have chosen to ignore the violent side of motorisation and its effects on people's quality of life.
A Porter Catholic Roadwatch London W7
I ONCE won a competition in the Mirror by nominating William Waldegrave William Waldegrave may refer to:
I apologise. He is not a twit. It is all of us out here who are twits for putting up with him.
Alex Haines Weston-Super-Mare Somerset
We know your game
SHERYL Kyle says people should make up their own minds about Gazza and his recent drunken behaviour.
I think most of us have, Sheryl. If there was ever any doubt, his deliberate absence from your side last weekend has wiped that out - what a rat and what a waste of space.
R Hewett Higham Ferrers Coordinates:
Higham Ferrers is a market town in east Northamptonshire, adjacent to (and forming a single urban area with) Rushden to the south. The De Ferrers family (also spelled "De Ferrer") were former Lords of the Manor. , Northants
Scandal of wage slave wage slave
A wage earner whose livelihood is completely dependent on the wages earned.
I WAS shocked to hear that my daughter's 17-year-old friend was working 60 hours a week for an estate agent for just pounds 1 an hour.
If that is not slave labour slave labour, slave labor (US) n → trabajo de esclavos
slave labour n → travail m d'esclave;
it's just slave labour (fig then what is? The sooner the Government is overthrown the better.
Jackie King Attleborough, Norfolk
Britons improve with age
I HAVE always believed that Englishwomen age gracefully compared to their fellow American and continental counterparts.
My point was recently proven when lovely Patricia Roc - who was guesting on ITV's This is Your Life - looked beautiful and refined.
Only a few weeks earlier Virginia Mayo, Jane Russell Jane Russell (born June 21, 1921) is an American actress and sex symbol. Early life
Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell in Bemidji, Minnesota, she was the only daughter of Roy William Russell (January 5, 1890 – July 18, 1937) and Geraldine Jacobi (January and Ann Miller had appeared looking like tired, painted old dolls.
Poor Brigitte Bardot looked positively haggard.
GETTING ALL FIRED UP ON TOAST
I WAS amused to see a woman on TV who was devastated dev·as·tate
tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.
2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark. when she was forced to toast bread on an open coal fire because of a power cut.
In our house a toasting fork is used every day.
If you have never tasted toast made in the old-fashioned way you have never tried the real thing. This method applies to muffins and tea-cakes too.
Len Waller Alfreton, Derbyshire
HOW annoying the lack of public toilets is. I often have to go into a pub, a trip I can hardly afford, in order to relieve myself.
A Stewart, London SE1