“Terminally slow (and bad) service from the bone idle bitches and Costa Dorchester today, they all need a good beating.”Now, had he said 'chaps' he'd have probably been home free. But this set off the feminists because this was, of course, dangerous and condoning violence to women.
Yes, I know, I've said the same thing myself about men and women - 'God, if he doesn't hurry up, I'm going to go postal!' 'Christ, if she doesn't get out of the way of the cabbages I'll move her fat arse with this trolley' - and it's never crossed my mind to thing that someone would be so damnably stupid as to consider it 'hate speech enabling a misogynist world'.
But I reckoned without the crazy cadre of the sisterhood. Clearly, I'd forgotten just how deep the crazy flows there...
Naturally, I disagreed.
Now, do you think I got anywhere pointing out that there was no 'violence' here? Reader, I did not. And when her even more rabid followers turned up, it was Katie bar the door!
This caused a bit of consternation - clearly, this was a 'threat'.
And the Sisterhood reacted as expected:
Wow! This 'Kraken' is a bit of a wimp when it comes to conflicting views, isn't it? Not so for Tsar Ionochka (face of an angel, mouth of a docker):
Now, savour the irony that this whole discussion arose out of language considered 'threatening and uncivil'...