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Boris Johnson drew upon Star Trek to defend Brexit as he replied to Sir Patrick Stewart's belief that Jean-Luc Picard would have backed Remain.The UK's Foreign Secretary part-quoted one of the sci-fi franchise's famous lines as he claimed Brexit will enable the UK to "boldly go" to areas it has neglected in recent years as it seeks trade deals.Mr Johnson also dismissed Sir Patrick as having had "something in Star Wars" when faced with questions about the new People's Vote campaign, which is pushing for voters in the UK to be given the final say rather than the British Parliament on the deal secured by British Prime Minister Theresa May.Sir Patrick is among those campaigners and politicians from across the spectrum who is supporting a "people power" rally in London.The campaign brings together nine grassroots campaigning organisations in a joint push for a vote.Celebrity has a certain value and if my involvement in this campaign is going to be of use to those running the campaign then … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson quotes Star Trek to defend Brexit before claiming Patrick Stewart did ‘something in Star Wars’
YOU'VE probably seen it all over social media, or overhead your co-workers say it – ‘Hump Day’ seems to be appreciated by everyone. But why do we call Wednesday ‘Hump Day’ and why does everyone celebrate it? Here's the lowdown... Why is Wednesday ‘Hump Day’? This is hardly surprising – Wednesday is in the middle of the working week, so if you were climbing over a hill, it would be the tallest part. The mid-week day can be associated with a lack of ambition or motivation, but once getting past the ‘hump’ of Wednesday, you’re on the easy journey to the weekend, so it’s no wonder people get excited. Many social media users post motivation quotes, to try and spur others on for the rest of the week, sometimes using hashtag #WednesdayWisdom on Instagram and Twitter. What are the best hump day quotes and memes? If you're also wanting a bit of inspiration to make it to the weekend, here are some famous quotes of … [Read more...] about What is Hump Day, why do people say it on a Wednesday and what are the best quotes and memes?
Today is April Fool's Day - the day when practical jokers and hoaxers get to run wild and have some fun. As always, April 1 has been marked by some hilarious tongue-in-cheek news stories, and pranksters across the world will be enjoying themselves over the next few hours. Among the pranks played so far today are fast food giant Burger King claiming to have created a Chocolate Whopper and a report that Prince Harry's stag do will be held in a spiritual yurt retreat in Wales. Here are some of the best April Fool's pranks played today. Do you have a funny April Fool's Day story? Email [email protected] 14:58 Time to get planning next year's pranks In case you missed it earlier, here’s a list of pranks that you can prepare for next year’s April Fool’s Day. It includes evil things you can do with Oreos, or by filling doughnuts with mayonnaise. That’s it for this year, see you next April 1. 12:51 'World's first ever meme' discovered at the Royal … [Read more...] about Round-up of the best April Fool’s Day jokes from around the world
Famed for its stunning Victorian architecture, thriving cultural scene and lively atmosphere, Glasgow isn’t short of character or charm. But arguably its best asset is its often self-depreciative sense of humour – and the city has inspired many a humorous quote over the years. Here are a handful of the funniest. “The best thing about Glasgow is that if there’s a nuclear attack, it’ll look exactly the same afterwards.” Billy Connolly “For me, Glasgow is all about the people and the spirit of the place. You have enough Greggs bakers though, I’ll say that. The opening of the 1977 Star Wars movie was possibly the only time I’ve seen a longer queue round the block than in Glasgow for sausage rolls. That was quite an eye-opener.” Darren Boyd, BAFTA award-winning actor “Glasgow is less polite than Edinburgh, but that’s a good thing – they keep it very real.” Nik Kershaw, singer-songwriter … [Read more...] about 20 of the funniest quotes about Glasgow