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Grumpy old FC Halifax Town and Yorkshire cricket fan seeks socialism in Handsworth.

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Joined Twitter 6/23/08


@Redpeter99 His accent is really strange. It's a bit like my Mum (from Halifax) answering the phone in her posh vo… https://t.co/fhEE3Ge1rt @kyleyewest @fesshole Da iawn!I've been thinking of this for a long time. Something for the benefit of the country as a whole. What should it be,… https://t.co/FM8YqVWvTC
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @fesshole Are you Welsh?How about the Sudetenland as a rehearsal? https://t.co/NLPlluE8kgMeet my mate 'G'. 'G' worked for the US army, driving trucks / diggers and loading supplies..when the US army left… https://t.co/SyFEyse3sM
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8/11
2020
Despite huge advantages - a centralised healthcare system, an island nation, which was hit late - we will have the… https://t.co/Zhcicc3Uts
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @richardosman What key are you in? @theresasmets @NotationIsGreat Sounds more like the Rite to me. @WillBlackWriter Has anyone said what Dawn Butler should be sacked from? #sackdawnbutler
8/10
2020
@SZeitblom @Conservatives @BorisJohnson My PE teacher son always gets the Marxist dialectic of East Germany's flat… https://t.co/qgHR1y5osw
8/9
2020
For our @MyCreativeBeast we interviewed author @johnhiggs who gave us a challenge to write a Kate Bush parody about… https://t.co/f1AVrRNf2e
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8/8
2020
These Heinz beans + sausages and all the rest were really the dog's bollocks back then. Great on toast for tea, som… https://t.co/lOman4ZXge @EdstromHelga Pond tips. https://t.co/g6Qr9pqgz5Brexit explained https://t.co/R7l53Yteho
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8/7
2020
Centrists: Landlords are honest people. Landlords: https://t.co/g294bUUlBY
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @henrymoeranBBC @MichaelVaughan "Stayin' aliiiiive!"If I invented an instrument called a "quietloud" because it could be quiet and loud I'd be furious if everyone called it a "quiet."
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8/6
2020
@exitthelemming I can get a number 11 bus from Handsworth and halfway round the Birmingham circular route there's a… https://t.co/q1v3nUSxkH @telescoper @kmflett And people have filmed his Danse Macabre. @AvenSarah @Alliterative This confessor has never met wugs https://t.co/v02PBRf88t @ProfFrancesca Do the four corner pubs (for the last time) as an offering for victory.This is the Ancient History that I studied to "A"-level, then university. Would have loved @wmarybeard go up agains… https://t.co/1ZRikpOPW3Free transport for under-18s in London will be suspended in September. This will hit children from low income fam… https://t.co/2O3blEXwjs
Retweeted by Peter LucasIt has been said that all political careers end in failure, but John Hume's definitely ended in success: though the… https://t.co/R4wx5FfgHy
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8/4
2020
@EnterpriseSBox 1946? What? @NEdstrom A choon for Isabella. https://t.co/e5G07P11Er @R1100GSBlueNose Ha! Occam's razor would lead me to this explanation.He probably forwarded stuff from his GCHQ-secured government account to his personal mailbox at… https://t.co/v1FptT8EjJ
8/3
2020
@HalifaxTownSC Serious argument now for regionalising the National League.Vine’s tweet is a lie. She absolutely does care if she dies she just doesn’t think she will What she means is she… https://t.co/w6GFHwKMoY
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8/2
2020
@davemock64 And the miracle at Cana was a bit of a problem in my SA upbringing. We didn't use the carol "God rest y… https://t.co/lflW59Q68o @davemock64 I left out the 3000 for brevity's sake. Is the direction from the shore a "teach a man how to fish" moment? ;-)There was that occasion when Jesus doled out fish sandwiches to 5000 people, free of charge. Just like Trump, reall… https://t.co/fQ0CLfJrFu @exitthelemming I prefer the cricket where the drone doesn't change; just like the old days when Johnston and Arlot… https://t.co/LOBGdacCUW
8/1
2020
Never mind the language: in my head this isn't notated this way. The quicker notes are quavers. Notation did strang… https://t.co/Cv4aKMl2UjDo UK (well, English) teachers know this? @NEUnion https://t.co/YtjcFDPohg
7/31
2020
Full list of areas covered below https://t.co/gg4Sbp5GDg
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @piersmorgan The ratio seems to show you are very exceptional, unaware, or lying. I'm not tending towards the firs… https://t.co/zcanFPPGpo
7/30
2020
Dontcha wish you'd written something that's so recognisable? https://t.co/wrlG1J0jAe @cernymuz In the UK we have a government agency - https://t.co/Yd5TlVV6om that ensures compliance with what I thoug… https://t.co/tNM2VnjZUF @archer_rs Why wasn't he nicked when stopped for speeding on the way down? Why hasn't he been nicked in the UK? (V… https://t.co/hLefuRjyZOBrilliant idea! Let them all gather. Should only be self-service tills so the workers aren't infected; then a clean… https://t.co/yGZP9e6Yn6 @lifemadestuff @qikipedia No other "god" is said to have been crucified. @bbctms Who gets to keep the ball? The one with five wickets this innings or the one with 500 overall?
7/28
2020
@qikipedia We need a track and trace app for this. @archer_rs one for your English friends - a brilliant film, https://t.co/cO6VEwfYau @peterdyke49 @3choirs Llanfair was the first tune I played on a musical instrument. Must have been 1964 and a cornet. @bbctms @TridentSportsX How about "reading the Ships" as a rite of passage for all non-English summarisers/commentators?
7/27
2020
We all owe @DavidOlusoga a huge debt. He has tirelessly dedicated his work to creating a better understanding and e… https://t.co/MXPBGmRkgv
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @exitthelemming According to this year's Playfair, Rory Burns was at City of London Freemen's School. It agrees tha… https://t.co/LFYY9NBGYM
7/26
2020
@SZeitblom @transportgovuk I'm sure Michael Green will find a way back. @dannykellywords Same age as you, Danny. I seem to remember the words "Good Morning, Tokyo" sung to that tune.I want to make a DNA structure joke, but two men might steal it.
Retweeted by Peter LucasThe Black Death. https://t.co/IErJ5aff0qOn Monday 20th July my best friend and I were walking along a road in Clifton, Bristol when we got cat called and h… https://t.co/9Su7kqBImP
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7/25
2020
Midget Car Racing at The Shay, Halifax, 1951. https://t.co/1wWdJ3eGBn
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @tigerlilylondon @Arthur_Strong I can only suspose that you didn't watch him perform this at the Birmingham Hippodr… https://t.co/ybcvAqqYjAAs England’s cricketers begin their third test in a month, Matt Hancock is left wondering how they manage to do so many.
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @positiveshaymen @ShaymenStats @HalifaxTownSC @robbrownhx @HxtfcRichard @UtdBeforeFergie ... and not won any other… https://t.co/1Qzut6HvaP
7/24
2020
Tony: Its no good, we must get in touch with London. James, have you finished making that radio set? Sid: Yes, I u… https://t.co/Jba780axMz
Retweeted by Peter LucasFrom tomorrow, face coverings will be mandatory when shopping in England. We urge shoppers to support retail work… https://t.co/73G46Ru9zH
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7/23
2020
@fussytarts This is correct. @think_thinktank @MarkFrancois12 This is the Patriot's way; I have seen Mark personally wrangling those vicious spu… https://t.co/CI6HT8WWR7 @C_Edwards23 Well done! We need more women taking coaching positions. Here's to many more!
7/22
2020
So the narrative now is that, ok, there may have been Russian influence, but it doesn’t matter cos it didn’t change… https://t.co/8PurbB8P1Q
Retweeted by Peter LucasAn interesting detail noticed by our followers. Jiří seems to be wearing @RealSociedad club badge. Was it the sym… https://t.co/GMfkv1R3zj
Retweeted by Peter LucasTories do a racism. Again. https://t.co/u68KbfSALx"In this case, political considerations seemed to outweigh national security interests." https://t.co/qu2NQInbHb
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7/21
2020
@MrTrevMcCarthy @prodnose I "saw" Sinden's Othello. My gf got student tickets last minute. I had lunched well. In t… https://t.co/PRx5el8hD7
7/20
2020
@kid_powell @MikeStuchbery_ Please do that, "kid"; I'd love to see it. @peasmoldia @GaryJamesbook Haha! @peasmoldia @GaryJamesbook Had "Sugar sugar", but can't remember whether it was own money. By 1970 I had a paper ro… https://t.co/vO35amqryu @peasmoldia @GaryJamesbook 2nd record (from later the same year) was "She loves you". @peasmoldia @GaryJamesbook My copy didn't see out the 60s! @GaryJamesbook @peasmoldia Got my Dad to buy that for me: my first ever record.
7/19
2020
@acecreeptwo William Hartnell with his granddaughter and some cavemen. @BlissettCarl I think he is. I think it was John Arlott (who fought for Basil D'Oliviera) who said that you can cou… https://t.co/QhQqFJsVPmProbably the best measure of the value of a peerage is the fact that John Bercow was refused one and Ian Botham was… https://t.co/5KHqyVdxNg
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @BlissettCarl He's always been a right-wing bell end.
7/18
2020
@BBCRadio3 @bbcproms @BBCSounds And very, very long. @AngrySubEditor Things change. When I started work in a government statistics division (1980) the statisticians all… https://t.co/60lIziRl5sJust astonishing to announce back to workplaces in two weeks, *on the day English schools break up for six weeks*,… https://t.co/cvTlEnZdti
Retweeted by Peter LucasA paramedic has found an innovative way to communicate with hard of hearing patients while wearing a face mask. https://t.co/vGB6kIvTWp
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7/17
2020
@exitthelemming At 25 I worked with Bamber Gascoigne. (OK one-off gig at Kew pumping station as a benefit.) @squeezyjohn When I RT'd the @Bellowhead New York Girls I forgot to quote "Careful what you say ...", ,which as we… https://t.co/rjfsmMgZlE @Herring1967 Do you mean "butter"? @Baddiel Agreed. Our brothers are Jeff and George. Idiots, the pair of them.*NEW VIDEO* Here’s a treat for you that we made in lockdown. Recorded in our homes to bring you some silliness and,… https://t.co/GB5xtlyIIM
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @adilray I wonder whether those saying that 15-year olds "know what they're doing" also support votes for 16-yr olds? @peterdyke49 @HFDCathedral Lovely anthem to sing as a tenor: "And God shall wipe away all tears ...". Will listen later.https://t.co/jKGzwVPVLy
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7/16
2020
@bbclaurak Is it perhaps that the Conservative Party doesn't like democracy? @Redpeter99 I'm sure he'd say that the problem was that the ground missed him. @PARLYapp @JacobYoungMP But we already #GOtBrexitDone. So we can't reverse it @AyoCaesar If any of these idiots have even read Orwell they clearly don't understand what he was on about.My effort for @MartinRowson's challenge to #DrawMichaelGove is a collage, using the medium of lunch. https://t.co/1F4iCmE12G
Retweeted by Peter LucasHello @BBCPolitics - by tweeting Johnson's puerile underwear joke without including @Keir_Starmer's relevant… https://t.co/kpENhnsisd
Retweeted by Peter LucasIn perhaps the pinnacle of his career, Chris Grayling has failed to be elected chair of the Intelligence and Securi… https://t.co/91Q6NVaQH3
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7/15
2020
@theAliceRoberts I think there might be an anatomist's pun in there.
7/14
2020

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