Saturday, January 16, 2021
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“Grockles” and “Emmets”

Matthew Steeples discovers Michael Winner’s links to descriptions of unwelcome “out of towners”   My last linguistic rambling explored two words, “plebs” and “ladettes,” that, like...

Steeple Rock

An outstanding painting by Edward William Cooke   At Masterpiece yesterday, a painting immediately caught my eye on Martyn Gregory’s stand but what intrigued me further...

No. 55 - Andrew Davis

He was labeled “Baron Von Essen” but evidence of his pedigree failed to surface. Starting in 1990, this buccaneer built up a collection of...

No. 115 - Neil & Christine Hamilton

Eternally cheerful survivors. They’re amongst the few who’ve beaten both Max Clifford and speed cameras. No one ever guesses what they’ll do next.

Jog off

A phrase that should be consigned to history   Now “hijacked by chavs,” the phrase “jog on” first became prominent in The Football Factory film about...

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Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Anita Rani

Anita Rani arrives as a BBC Radio 4 ‘Woman’s Hour’ morning show presenter and announces: “If you’ve had enough, pour yourself a G&T, you have my permission.”

Runners & Riders – The Classic Chase 2021 at Warwick

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 4 options for The Classic Chase 2021 at Warwick – as well as a 15/1 at Market Rasen.

MacBook Maxwell

Mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers demand she gets access to a laptop seven days per week; one can assume she’ll expect a ritzy MacBook Pro.

Moron of the Moment – Shaun Bailey

Pontificating pillock Shaun Bailey proves himself unfit to be Mayor of London after curiously claiming impoverished homeless people can and should save £5,000 to get a home.