Brickbat: Fashion Police

South Wales ArgusSouth Wales ArgusPolice in Newport, Wales, ordered Matthew Taylor to remove T-shirts with the slogan “Obey our laws, respect our beliefs or get out of our country” from his clothing shop. A police spokesman said the shirts could be seen as inciting racial hatred.

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  • Ted S.||

    The T-shirts should have been in Welsh.

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    "Ufuddhewch ein cyfreithiau, parchu ein credoau neu fynd allan o'n gwlad"

    I find it amazing that Google translate actually has Welsh.

  • UnCivilServant||

    I thought that was Phlegmish

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    Qwghlmian.

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    Hmmm, I smell a skrrgh.

  • robc||

    Too many vowels.

  • robc||

    Anyone know for sure who he was mocking with that part? Isle of Man is closest in geographic location.

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    I've heard it resembles the Hebrides in some geographic ways, but except the language is supposed to be mocking Welsh except for the vowels and 16 characters thing.

  • robc||

    That makes sense. Inner and Outer Hebrides, and far enough north to get the violent ocean stuff from the books, probably. And closer to shore than the Isle of Man.

    Its been a long time, I thought Inner Qwghlm was connected to England, not Scotland. But he may have done that just to not make it directly obvious.

    The long/lat used in the Philippines section is in the middle of the ocean, IIRC.

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    Manx also has ridiculous spelling. He could have been mocking Celtic languages in general.

  • robc||

    Qwghlm isnt celtic. Just ask them.

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  • robc||

    lol

    What is the one thing everyone was told about GoT? Dont get attached to any characters because they will die.

    People dont listen well, do they?

  • robc||

    As of the end of book 4 (I finished it the other day), my favorite character is still alive.

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    What does annoy me about this is that all the people who say they'll stop watching and mean it won't see Joffrey die next week.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    What kind of state agent complains about a slogan that contains the word obey?

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    Stop, or I'll say stop again.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    They should have deported the t-shirt.

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    SEE!!! HEY EVERYONE FOE IS A COMOTARIAN!!!!

  • SugarFree||

    No, no... Cosmos want open borders for low-IQ t-shirts and dangerous jihadi polos because they hate White Christian Patriot Not-Fags.

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    Oh, that's right. Never mind, sorry FoE, too much coffee.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    I have all your comments blocked anyway.

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    I don't blame you. I blocked myself recently when I found out I was one of Mary's sockpuppets.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    And not a very good one at that.

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    I blame the meds.

  • Ted S.||

    FOE IS A COMOTARIAN!!!!

    Would that be a libertarian who's a fan of Perry Como?

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    It's not impossible.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Nice

  • AlmightyJB||

    I've always assumed it was a libertarian cosmonaut.

  • RBS||

    Just turn Buckingham Palace into a mosque and get it over with already.

  • Incredulous||

    It's too bad the UK doesn't recognize freedom of speech.

    Of course, the current administration is doing its best to eviscerate our First Amendment rights.

  • Rich||

    Mr Taylor said: “I had a visit from two CSOs (community support officers) because it has been reported by someone who felt it was offensive."

    Yet another reason to never set foot in the UK.

    I wonder what would happen to Mr Taylor if he displayed "FU CSO" T-shirts?

  • UnCivilServant||

    "No, officer, I swear it isn't an acronym, it's a new like of clothes from ms Fusco out of italy."

  • UnCivilServant||

    With authentic typoes

  • AlmightyJB||

    Being offended is only an offense if the offendee is of a certain "type".

  • Federale||

    And who is the motivation behind this fascist policy of suppressing free speech? Why Muslims and immigrants. Reason needs to start thinking about immigrants and their impact on freedom. Here Muslims and Hispanics support suppression of free speech and support the suppression of economic rights, as well as support higher taxes. Reason needs to review their immigration advocacy with some reason, not emotion.

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