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Alex Noonan @AlexNoonan1996 Sheffield, England

Socio-political historian of contemporary Britain. Writing a PhD on English political culture, 1974-94, @WRoCAH-funded at @unishefhistory. All views my own.

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So happy to be from a culture where it would be impossible to use any of these without dying of embarrassment on th… https://t.co/klpIjb73sX
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11/26
2020
Such a bad point. Straight = attracted to the opposite sex. Even if you disdain same-sex attraction, the *existence… https://t.co/oshjnYBxGo
Retweeted by Alex NoonanAs with J K Rowling, people of course have every right to disagree with Suzanne Moore,it’s just that very few seem… https://t.co/TvFjeO0CCl
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11/25
2020
It's almost as if the UK is a Christian country or something??? 🤔 https://t.co/P4e3prEu65
11/24
2020
Pfizer vaccine: effective, protective and safe Modena vaccine: effective, protective and safe Oxford vaccine: effec… https://t.co/06IluX5Kto
Retweeted by Alex NoonanIt took us 2 and a half days but we have finally finished https://t.co/At0XlYamK3
11/23
2020
For some reason my boyfriend won't stop talking to me as if he's a KGB agent (dodgy Russian accent and all). Should… https://t.co/63JVC1JCMH
11/22
2020
@OldRoberts953 Such an odd angle: Shea wanted to hold back but the Queen insisted on letting her views be known, wh… https://t.co/5eT5Fkob1PTo all the people desperately arguing on my behalf about a song with the lyric 'faggot' written decades ago, where… https://t.co/1kv0LNKFDX
Retweeted by Alex NoonanLook at this regressive ideology packaged as tender love and acceptance. “When I imposed what I thought were the ri… https://t.co/opXX7waa54
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11/19
2020
Great story about 70s Tory Eurosceptic MP Neil Marten (from Wikipedia): https://t.co/qXbcyI4edJ
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11/18
2020
@OldRoberts953 https://t.co/AZpIxzM9dIBoyfriend is making me watch Made in Chelsea. Help
11/17
2020
To be fair, I beat the Liberal Democrat, which is all that mattersI won the Election! https://t.co/1X5SK4s0QX https://t.co/t5a6sG6pu4“We must get rid of labels. We must not attach labels to groups of people. Politics are bedevilled by such labels.… https://t.co/5BSEjycFcO
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11/16
2020
The temper tantrums are a thing to behold https://t.co/AvzL4t4TVU
11/15
2020
There is so much I want to say about this tweet https://t.co/c3rOW0sDjo‘Hardly governing in the spirit of Biden-Harris’ might be the lamest Westminster quote I’ve ever heard. https://t.co/FIkxhIYUUQ
Retweeted by Alex NoonanThis is a really excellent article by @KemiBadenoch, on how 'critical race theory' is highly politicised and has cr… https://t.co/NOS58eNScw
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11/12
2020
@sophthor Fusilli is the pasta in question https://t.co/9r3vf58EdS @sophthor Penne are tubes 😂My boyfriend eats uncooked pasta from the packet and there are no words strong enough to express my disgust
11/10
2020
Fuck those “Ho ho, Britain’s the worst country now” takes from people who have perfectly comfortable lives in Brita… https://t.co/GKrQutorpD
Retweeted by Alex Noonanhttps://t.co/WfYFMsM1WQWinston Churchill: "You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after exhausting all the alternatives”
Retweeted by Alex NoonanThe millions in blue-collar, rust-belt America who were left behind by globalisation and deindustrialisation, who w… https://t.co/OwYS2Nw05C
Retweeted by Alex NoonanHahahaha get fucked https://t.co/5Tdj849VHthttps://t.co/h3nfSrv7oT
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11/7
2020
@DrDavidJeffery But it's absolutely better than the first film and this is the hill I will die onI’ve always loathed the Captive Princess narrative around Melania Trump. There’s a particular type of sexism which… https://t.co/ro8ClGuEAn
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Retweeted by Alex NoonanFirst election where the winner hasn't carried Florida and Ohio since...?Ah, bugger. https://t.co/tITegNQWIdThis made me wee a little https://t.co/StJVUvI5fY @LiamJLiburd The second best use of Star Wars as analogy after this... https://t.co/S18VzT12aZ
11/6
2020
nevada after counting 1 ballot an hour https://t.co/2i8JycJtLt
Retweeted by Alex NoonanIt’s taken a while but we’ve finally found someone who can take the SNP apart. Watch and learn Dougie and Willie a… https://t.co/bsjC63EHdk
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @LiamJLiburd Totally stealing this idea!What is the French for "doh!"? https://t.co/3Bc76qWseG
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @typofoto https://t.co/amULCFQefAWith regret, I had to vote against Government #Covid19 #NationalLockdown legislation. My reasons why here: https://t.co/Fd1fNOAyZF
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11/5
2020
The best description of identity politics I've ever read https://t.co/RIgiF2xHIt @hellothisisivan https://t.co/akcl2z4tUoAppalling https://t.co/i5sqQ5diucAnd this is the way it ends. Not with a bang but with a WI/MI/PA.
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @sophthor The contrast of this with your American tweets is exactly what I needed @sarahwollaston Since when did you give a damn about the verdict of the people? Hypocrisy...Y’all gonna be posting this for the next few days #Election2020 https://t.co/zG3YXhpGWo
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11/4
2020
This made me laugh way more than it should have done https://t.co/x3WMGN6wNRThis Tweet from @realDonaldTrump has been withheld in response to a report from the copyright holder. Learn more.
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @Wriothesley14 Only appointed by Trump because the Senate refused to hold confirmation hearings for Obama's nominee Merrick Garland.No, Amy Coney Barrett is not illegitimate. If anyone is, it's Neil Gorsuch https://t.co/k4yRfSWS1JLooking forward to having tonight's election prediction proved wrong one way or the other https://t.co/N15Nv0C78Rhttps://t.co/cilaI2r1cu https://t.co/FvOdboaVmU @nathanfzz @spectator Good point! @SkylarJordan That's EXACTLY what I'd predict!https://t.co/5IpdDh1Nff The greatest fictional character of all timeOh Darren, the placing of that “we” and “our” 😬 https://t.co/8WUHL9ZSjN
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @hellothisisivan @OldRoberts953 YEShttps://t.co/VAehMe2I7C https://t.co/uiuDwshK39I thought we'd all collectively decided last time round against viewing a Trump victory as miraculous - yet here we are
11/3
2020
Just initiated @AlexNoonan1996 into Flash Gordon. I love an initiation. https://t.co/PVOUs7SHdG
Retweeted by Alex NoonanI know I've said this before but I'm genuinely shocked at how many people are determinedly blaming France for the t… https://t.co/2sQ2SnK2xQ
Retweeted by Alex NoonanAbsolute genius https://t.co/ciu17Fr2vp
11/2
2020
@hellothisisivan For what little it's worth I think you're great and light up my timeline with every tweet @The_Cybermatt What an unexpectedly great season that Capaldi, Bill and Nardole season was @OldRoberts953 @hellothisisivan Holy shitFor some reason my brain has me sing "just like the right wing dove" to Stevie Nicks' Edge of Seventeen and it's very irritatingThis is a really important piece. How did the scientific advice change so quickly? How did a manageable virus becom… https://t.co/Tdadl3EDx8
Retweeted by Alex NoonanNothing is so permanent as a temporary government programme https://t.co/l91p66t880
Retweeted by Alex NoonanThe chances of this lockdown ending in December are about as low as the chances of a healthy person under 70 dying… https://t.co/HcEaPuXGgX
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11/1
2020
Lockdown Damage: Over the past 5 months, 280,000 fewer urgent 1st cancer appts. With a conversion of c.15% that’s 4… https://t.co/sfMDIyJk1X
Retweeted by Alex NoonanJust unfollowed Piers Morgan because why would you choose to listen to the screaming lunatic with the THE END OF TH… https://t.co/9t8MASMFY0
Retweeted by Alex NoonanBUT LET'S LOCKDOWN YES TOTALLY SENSIBLE 🤦🏼‍♂️🤦🏼‍♂️🤦🏼‍♂️ https://t.co/D7wLd5Ea7GIf it looks like a turd and smells like a turd, it's a turd https://t.co/3cmoJz0EHXWow reality TV certainly isn't what it used to be https://t.co/IE1ZjTJe2tEasy to push for lockdown if you live in a massive house or your job as a journalist allows you to live your workin… https://t.co/0AcHu6baEo
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10/31
2020
If the SAGE worst case modelling - not just median, but worst case - really is wrong by 400% why is anyone still ta… https://t.co/4onEnw80ni
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10/30
2020
Wowza https://t.co/eHzqTQVdW81. Corbyn wanted the row and so provoked the suspension with his incendiary statement. Or 2. He's so thick he didn'… https://t.co/qKTZCg0qLX
Retweeted by Alex NoonanThis man is incapable of understanding. It was a disgrace to seek to make him PM and his every action vindicates al… https://t.co/SMx3v343v2
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10/29
2020
The brutal truth is that we cannot afford a second lockdown. This time there won’t be millions bailed out by furlou… https://t.co/4WfCf8CqL8
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10/28
2020
At the beginning of last month I was able to sunbathe in the park and now it feels like we'll never see summer agai… https://t.co/dPA3Lyy1Mz
10/27
2020
"Deaths for any reason within 28 days of a positive test." https://t.co/A2uQHlwTfQ
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10/24
2020
This madness shows the inability for policymakers to think on the margin. The marginal increase in risk from people… https://t.co/B2w3LVsOz9
Retweeted by Alex NoonanThis is so damn tragic https://t.co/ajGPDlYB5i
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10/23
2020
@hellothisisivan PURVEYOR OF MISTRUTHS! @hellothisisivan Wuuuut? I see no PDF scripts on mine? 🤯All they talked about down The Dog & Duck from '82 through to '86 https://t.co/K6BgpYjzWn @Diana_E_John Ha it's Clibery! BUT anyway you should be telling me my surname is nice as it is!!! 😤😂😂😂😂 @DomCarterAgain They don't want to spend one more penne then they have toKemi ❤️ https://t.co/BbEAsnTqCkIt'd be good if you'd take your podgy hands off our necks and stop strangling the economy and our freedoms https://t.co/p0nnPIpTFmDigital Christmas with Nish Kumar https://t.co/y3HoJdLHRe
Retweeted by Alex Noonan @ODEONHelp I joined Limitless 2 weeks ago but still haven't received my card - any chance you can check if it's been sent? @OldRoberts953 https://t.co/JSkCnAyHPP
10/22
2020
@Diana_E_John I've no idea what I'd change it to at the moment! 😂
10/21
2020

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