Sunday, 2 November 2008

POLITICAL COMMENT

Oh, dear, more toilet humour, I'm afraid: a no-nonsense British chamber-pot, c 1805, from Brighton Museum...


This Guzunder (because it 'guzunder' the bed) thoughtfully provided users with something to aim at in the form of a bust of Napoleon!

No doubt patriots uttered the word PEREAT ('perish') as they relieved themselves and poor old Boney once again found himself in the merde!

10 comments:

Suzanne said...

What a wonderful idea to be adapted to the 21st century! I can think of a few candidates to be "pereat-ed". But then again maybe not, most of us have to clean our own chamber pots these days...!

Boll Weavil said...

I agree with Suzanne. Having been an average UK tax payer and citizen during the 1980's,I'd love to repay the favour on Mrs Thatcher !

Brian Sibley said...

LADY Thatcher, if you don't mind! The slogan (for those who remember her reign) could be - REJOICE!

Boll Weavil said...

Well Mr B, if it was permissable in a blog, I could further add, "Just be satisfied with these poos" but I'm sure such toilet humour wouldn't be allowed...

Brian Sibley said...

On your head be it...

Bela said...

The Brits have always had a love-hate relationship with Napoleon Bonaparte. While some said, 'Let him perish!', others secretly worshipped him.

Thatcher would be my choice too (sorry, no form of address is suitable for that person).

Brian Sibley said...

I take it then, BELA, that you won't be applying for seats in Westminster Abbey for the State Funeral...

Bela said...

You're quite correct, Brian: I won't. LOL!

Btw, you've been tagged. Nothing too strenuous. :-)

LisaH said...

I´m coming late to this cultural discussion - both the internet pcs and the WiFi area in my somewhat remote hotel in Lanzarote having yielded nothing for the past couple of days.
How about Jonathan Ross or Russell Brand - with a bit of luck their overinflated careers have gone down the pan - at least for long enough for them to learn the error of their ways.

Sarah said...

Oh, my. Oh, my.