Elderly wife beater stopped at last

  michaelw 13:42 25 Jul 10
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Oh no you don't! PC officials order Punch to calm down and swap his whacking stick for a fluffy mop
click here

That's the way to do it.

Watching him as a kid didn't turn me towards domestic violence. Should he be curtailed?

  karmgord 14:02 25 Jul 10

I suppose the kids will just have to go home and plat GTA3 instead.
What has happened to " good old fashion common sense"?

  karmgord 14:08 25 Jul 10

I'm surprised he was not ordered to have a more diverse show,with the under represented minorities included.
Along with a full risk assessment to everybody within a 50 mile radius of his show.
I would remove his entertainment licence at the very least until he can sort these things out.

  karmgord 14:40 25 Jul 10

On a more serious note
Quote:
Paul Mahy, commercial manager at the Spinnaker Tower, said: "We think some people could be offended by the traditional Punch and Judy story, especially at our family friendly attraction.

I doubt if he even had one complaint.

I'm off now to club a crocodile.
Watching Punch & Judy did not do me any harm!

  johndrew 14:49 25 Jul 10

Another tradition beaten to death!!!

  Brumas 14:54 25 Jul 10

What next, expurgated nursery rhymes?
Tell tale tit, There was an old woman who lived in a shoe, Rock a bye baby are all prime contenders and all far too violent!
Written with tongue very firmly embedded in my cheek ;o}}

  bri-an 19:43 25 Jul 10

I seem to remember '3 blind mice' being the centre of a debate about nursery rhymes some years ago.
Ridiculous.

  Brumas 22:09 25 Jul 10

Here is a link to a very interesting article that I found last year, after discussing nursery rhymes with someone (I can't for the life of me remember who)
click here

  bri-an 22:20 25 Jul 10

Thanks for that, most interesting.

  ronalddonald 06:54 26 Jul 10

is London bridge falling down my fair lady

  zzzz999 07:00 26 Jul 10

I suspect had it been Judy battering Punch there would have been nothing said.

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