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Coming your way on the Fifth of November - the banger that does not bang

If the thoroughly obscure MP for Wolverhampton SW has his way: "Introducing a 10-minute rule motion in the Commons...The legal limit is currently 120 decibels...but Marris said this should be reduced to 95 decibels "in the interests of improving the lives of us all - both humans and pets".

The decibel system is logarithmic, so the proposed cut is rather more dramatic than it sounds.

Rob Marris, for it is he, is a good deal less interesting than his former employment as a lumberjack would suggest. Still, he has pledged to drink (not just to buy) a hot 'fairtrade' drink every day, so that will teach him.

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Blogger hatfield girl said... 10:36 am

Once the member of parliament for Wolverhampton South West was the finest orator and political thinker in the country.  



Blogger Croydonian said... 10:43 am

And a professor at an ancient university before he was 30.

Your piece on the Bloomsbury shenanigans was an eye opener. As a UCL alum, I'm rather fond of the area.  



Anonymous nomad said... 1:38 pm

Clealry a bright spark replaced by a damp squib...  



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