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MN allows racism to stand

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amillionyears Tue 13-Nov-12 14:50:12

I have reported it 3 times today, 1 before 9am.
Heard nothing from them.

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 23:39:26

Mad as a big girl's blouseful of frogs?

JoyceDivision Wed 14-Nov-12 23:27:02

What about a big girls blouse? Is that size-ist, homophobic or froggist?

piprabbit Wed 14-Nov-12 23:21:00

[frog] [frog] [frog]

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 23:09:04

Well, I'm lesbian & I'm not offended - though I'm not sure that counts on this one. I know several gay blokes who use 'camp as Christmas'.

WrathdePan Wed 14-Nov-12 23:03:17

See the "chiffon" bit would really enrage them.

Mintyy Wed 14-Nov-12 23:00:20

I like "camp as a row of tents" and use it occasionally. I reckon this is ok since 40% of my siblings are gay and I have a ton of gay friends due to theatrical past. But no doubt some crusading mumsnetter would say I am homophobic.

WrathdePan Wed 14-Nov-12 22:55:05

A friend used to favour "As gay as a row of chiffon tents."

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 22:53:56

I think it should be multiple frogs.

WrathdePan Wed 14-Nov-12 22:53:53

Or..a frog actually boxing..with another frog. That would be funny.

TiggyD Wed 14-Nov-12 22:47:50

It would have to be a frog coming out of a box.

showtunesgirl Wed 14-Nov-12 22:40:34

Can we PLEASE have a frog emoticon? To be used when someone is being REALLY unreasonable and won't listen to reason? grin

TiggyD Wed 14-Nov-12 21:56:35

I like "Mad as a box of frogs". A real box of frogs isn't particularly mad, but it does conjure up a feeling of madness.
I also like "Gayer that a tree full of parrots".

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 20:48:02

Not that new at all, Show!

showtunesgirl Wed 14-Nov-12 20:44:30

Mintyy, I saw that too. My mouse was itching to report. grin

Mmm, on thinking back on it, I've actually been here almost a year. So I guess I'm not all that new anymore?

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 20:31:07


AlienRefluxovermypoppy Wed 14-Nov-12 20:28:37

Twit Twoooo empress suits you!

EmpressOfTheMadBoxOfFrogs Wed 14-Nov-12 20:25:05


Mintyy Wed 14-Nov-12 20:22:16

Heh heh heh, just seen "mad as a box of frogs" used on another thread (I am sure perfectly legit one). Surely sum1 should report?

MrsWembley Wed 14-Nov-12 19:52:58

showtunes, this is nothin'...

Just you wait 'til you catch a poo thread, or even a pus one.

<head nodding wisely emoticon>

BlameItOnTheCuervHoHoHo Wed 14-Nov-12 18:17:06

Thank you helen!

I have been saying "mad as a box of frogs" all day. And pissing myself laughing. Dh is a tad confused blush

EmpressOfTheSevenOceans Wed 14-Nov-12 18:07:59

<puts kettle on and opens biscuit tin>

HoneyDragon Wed 14-Nov-12 17:42:51

Nope. Sometimes actual days can pass by where we all rub along nicely and no weirdness happens.

but then one of us gets bored and ruins it

MmeLindor Wed 14-Nov-12 17:41:22

Thanks for that, Helen.

So have you had words with amillion to tell her to stop calling these two posters racist when they were only guilty of PAs?

showtunesgirl Wed 14-Nov-12 17:40:03

Now I appreciate I have a cold addled brain at the mo but today I read this thread and yesterday the Canadian one and my head hurts. I've not been here that long. Is MN always this strange? confused

AlienRefluxovermypoppy Wed 14-Nov-12 16:50:19

Cheers for the clear up HelenMumsnet !!

OK so, OP your opinions of non existent racism/xenophobia, make you sound mad as a box of frogs grin

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