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Semi-professional irritant. Born Andrew Scott. Definitely not Moriarty. Freelance writer - email me at theottoenglish@gmail.com

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@j42070 @ClarkeMicah I ignored that bitNext week Priti Patel appoints a head of the UK invisible flying pixie task force to tackle the invisible flying pi… https://t.co/lBtZ0PTf2kYou win the stupidest tweet I've read since the woman who claimed Britain was sinking under the weight of immigrant… https://t.co/cDJE7DwVWRYour regular reminder that @MigrationWatch had to apologise to Parliament for giving demonstrably and obviously fal… https://t.co/JX2m1HQ4O3
Retweeted by Otto EnglishTate and Lyle is actually American Sugar Refining a US business that hates EU tariffs on its cane sugar imports. Br… https://t.co/qNSI9vRrGeo m8 I mean, none of this is a surprise if you've been keeping track of @Otto_English and his investigations into… https://t.co/UDGBwJJPyV
Retweeted by Otto English @soniapurnell Thank you @chrisgreybrexit @BylineTimes Very true indeed. Thank you Chris.Dripping sweat on me tapestry here like Anne Boleyn waiting for her nut to be chopped off.
Retweeted by Otto English @PamJulian8 @Frances_Coppola @HelenBarbaraSmi @HenrySmithUK Illegal immigrants cannot claim benefits. You can check… https://t.co/QoN8pIMv3i @Otto_English Australia is an oceanic island continent surrounded by Australian territorial waters and then thousan… https://t.co/NSv9x4PFES
Retweeted by Otto English @TonywalkerTony @pritipatel No it isn't simple. Much as they would like you to think it is"Indonesia... has been in denial about COVID-19. The Government variously told its people that the climate and God… https://t.co/kQJAZXSrxV
Retweeted by Otto EnglishWeirdly, this tweet is identical to some parody tweets I have seen. https://t.co/So7eQ6D69V
Retweeted by Otto English @JamesWhetlor @anneapplebaum No but it's on my radar thanksIt isn't easy, there are no simple answers, the solution is not obvious and all that has happened is that Nigel Far… https://t.co/uSRSJhSzLjMigration and border control are complex. The reasons people want to come here and why they risk their lives to do… https://t.co/gNBr9t5VosParagraph four: Ministry of Defence source calls plan to send in the Navy ‘completely potty’ https://t.co/nlcvjKIPYl
Retweeted by Otto English @Zero_4 Yes @Otto_English Big difference between us and Australia: Australia: surrounded by international waters Uk: dover st… https://t.co/CI0LOhkWPj
Retweeted by Otto EnglishNext up Australian points based capital punishmentPut "Australian style" on something and they think you're stupid enough to be too busy thinking of Home and Away to… https://t.co/XSuSBqQWWK @IanW9999 @sarahgollin Several versions. I've seen it attributed to loads of people including Auden... definitely n… https://t.co/GvcXpOPGqT @des_childs @Frances_Coppola @HenrySmithUK You've clearly never heard of Sigmund FreudWe're still one of the world's six richest economies. If we wanted everyone to be safe, secure, and prosperous, and… https://t.co/JrW7zXN9he
Retweeted by Otto EnglishAnyway if you think this is bad - wait til the fishing wars start.You cannot send warships, uninvited, into the waters of another country just to placate Nigel Farage. Imagine if th… https://t.co/bTyJ71oSmDThis should read: "Ministers considering breaking international maritime law by entering French waters to placate r… https://t.co/AHlnhMZxsfAnother good example of the prevailing use in UK politics of "Australian style" to mean "insanely draconian and rac… https://t.co/mHGVAoDUFh
Retweeted by Otto English @Paul1Singh YupArguably my favourite sentence in last month’s @BylineTimes https://t.co/QrMsKnXr8M
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8/8
2020
Essentially the UK's current Brexit strategy. The EU is the boar. The picnic our economic future. https://t.co/AqXmWkwZmA @CharlotteCGill @edwest An extremely long rant by someone who's failed to sell their book @rabid_rabitt @KatarinaUllsten You'll never be in that situation. You'll never have that fear or be obliged to appl… https://t.co/U0voIqC8GG @TomTugendhat What is the government doing about it?12 years ago today Russia invaded and occupied Georgia. Two client republics were created as a front for Kremlin co… https://t.co/cfbJ8B9Rwn
Retweeted by Otto English @flcro Yes I agree with you @flcro Of course it is. Yes. I agree. But I certainly won't be doing that. @flcro Teachers are treated appallingly everywhere. Perhaps people should stop turning everything into nationalism.… https://t.co/wwqpldvO9d @flcro I feel for those kids and kids everywhere affected by this nightmare and am deeply depressed by the point scoring in that thread @Germans4indyref Germans for a Scottish referendum? Are you actually German?For people wondering - this is not Sunak talking to a RT reporter; this is pool footage that RT have slapped their… https://t.co/9lHPGTOjMj
Retweeted by Otto EnglishThe Dominic Cummings story: where we are now, what happens next and why - despite August, public fatigue, No 10 dou… https://t.co/YSUfm2Fpxc
Retweeted by Otto English @rabid_rabitt Maddest tweet I've read in months @Gezkel @SBD231 @robertr653 @jensen1966 I think he's pointing out that this government has done nothing for veteran… https://t.co/s1TrEwaLrv @Gezkel @SBD231 @robertr653 @jensen1966 We can do both. It's not a binary choice. @eliistender10 Don't panic, do something‘Astonishingly offensive’: Charity built in wake of Warrington bombing slams Boris Johnson’s peerage for Claire Fox https://t.co/HC7KHlnger
Retweeted by Otto English @Gingerdave82 @MartinSFP @RishiSunak I deleted it as soon as it was made clear to me. As I subsequently said, the f… https://t.co/MvXetUWzLM @thrivingK @BylineTimes Thank you @normanlamb The fate, lamentably, of so many decent Liberals down the ages. @EthiopiaEth111 I see and yet we have illegal immigration going on. So that totally worked didn't it. What a resultNigel Farage does not have the answers to the problem. Nigel Farage is the problem.I don't know what the solution to the problem of people crossing the Channel is. I do know that whipping up hatred… https://t.co/mLyS3zHCsz @jamesferrando @RishiSunak Thank youThe @RishiSunak Russia Today interview is from a syndicated source. I have therefore deleted my tweet..... but ...… https://t.co/Rgjkb1V2MRAnd good job Twitter https://t.co/9dryyJBISq @Otto_English @RishiSunak Great, so Government ministers are now openly telling Putin his plan to fuel the refugee crisis is working.
Retweeted by Otto English @umacf24 @RishiSunak Possibly @raisethegame @MartinRowson I'll tell you what @PaulKindersley didn't you do this some years agoLast share for this. Thank you to everyone who has said nice things. Sorry I can't respond to all https://t.co/ctZwK9Jwwq @stand_for_all Don't stop @guywalters Incredible coincidence. I'm the new Viceroy of Lewisham effective on the 32nd.“I don’t do gesture politics” https://t.co/hzusAx8lKu
Retweeted by Otto EnglishBut if anyone ever tells you there's a general logic to English pronunciation and spelling ask them to spell hiccou… https://t.co/w97Q5dy8C8Since we're all talking about "th" here's a great anonymous poem demonstrating the utter madness of English spellin… https://t.co/ZM8wWQ3bEm @Brigitt49577118 @Kel70824886 Voila https://t.co/KKfoMRMJXm @Brigitt49577118 @Kel70824886 There's another one like it hold on @shysteee2018 Always the Churchill avatar @Otto_English See my avatar. It was a very hot day at Lord's.
Retweeted by Otto English @DarrylInnes Oh God @Roblev0 @Otto_English @DineshDSouza @Polymathically I have a degree from the same college he does. He was an insu… https://t.co/opbM9L0mEL
Retweeted by Otto English @GHarrisReid It's like a hot oven in Dubai herePaul Golding might have to work out how to pass through revolving doors before trying to facilitate the whole super… https://t.co/lZK9CKyhYOI wonder if Jacob Rees-Mogg has changed out of his woollen three piece suit yet. I bet you he's not so much as loosened his tie. #heatwave @1LuvLulu_ What point are you making?Tell you what - I'll pay for a handful of child immigrants if you pay for those nuclear submarines and everything e… https://t.co/zumWfcq68QDrone spotted over the Channel? Farage is out and about again. https://t.co/OmY7pM4IUpThanks for all the kind words @DineshDSouza @Polymathically Nobody "invented" the English language. It evolved. Hence its complexity, irrational… https://t.co/5x7qCXLkQT @createstreets @PhinHarper @Rob_Fiehn Perhaps inform yourselves of the language of such debates before making such… https://t.co/FOS6KjsEwd @willjennings80 They deleted it @1LuvLulu_ An article from 2018 about a terrorist. That's your proof of something?? It makes no sense. Are you sayi… https://t.co/OVlN6SKOoi“Tesco fear the “Buy One Get One Free” offer is being exploited by customers who know they can get two items for th… https://t.co/Vq1MvAABcF
Retweeted by Otto EnglishA few people have enquired where they can buy my book. The best price is here: https://t.co/tEGmcvzvcG Use the dis… https://t.co/0DJL7fpMn2
Retweeted by Otto English @mrjamesob Thinevitably @JMS78 ThabsolutelyThailand | Pronunciation in English https://t.co/NOtt9IPxtG @DineshDSouza Happily this can be easily checked via Google. You're wrong Thailand | Pronunciation in English https://t.co/NOtt9IPxtG @DineshDSouza Former English teacher here. "Th" is an interdental sound. Yes it's frequently pronounced with tongue… https://t.co/ERTpU7NDbR"Th" in English is known as the interdental sound. Mostly pronounced with tongue between teeth as it is in "thigh".… https://t.co/H22HG44IMv @DanHowdle @mrjamesob Thrue @mrjamesob Hes thost the thlot @1LuvLulu_ What on earth are you muttering on about? @FireWater__ It's thrappalling @DineshDSouza @Polymathically Greetings from England or as you might call us "Turkey Twizzlers"He doubled down https://t.co/7P0NDYeNvCNo they don't. Nobody calls Thailand - "Thighland" any more than they call Donald Trump "potato". https://t.co/OLY1ZLrZSCImagine thinking that a melting ice cream is "degenerate". You'd have to be part of a think tank to be that stupid.… https://t.co/Si6QRr4YpU @MatiasVolco @neskatxa @createstreets The empty plinth is always temporary
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2020

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