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Arise Sir Phil Taylor

 
 
On 5 Jan 2009 at 9:11pm Mr Bone wrote:
This man should get a Knighthood. If we give a Sweaty one for riding a bike how come this 14 times World Champion has not got one? Finally Brucie should get get one as well.
 
 
On 6 Jan 2009 at 8:17am ceo?? wrote:
i agree
 
 
On 6 Jan 2009 at 11:56am Lewes Laugher wrote:
Well., if knighthoods are being given for having a complete lack of talent, Bruce should certainly get one. I've never met anyone who could say they actually liked him.
 
 
On 6 Jan 2009 at 5:33pm Mystic Mog wrote:
At least darts makes a change from football dominating mainstream sport news, abeit for a short while. Darts should be included in 2012. Apparently a new sport is included for every Olympics. Lets all vote for darts.
 
 
On 6 Jan 2009 at 7:20pm Lord Lemmy of Kilminster wrote:
agreed - coupled with "Fast" Eddie Clarke - Philthy "Animal" Taylor provided the greatest line-up I ever worked with
 
 
On 6 Jan 2009 at 9:34pm Mystic Mog wrote:
Used to bump into you and Animal at the Lonsdale in Notting Hill a couple of decades ago. Great Jukebox there..and crumpet.
 
 
On 7 Jan 2009 at 10:18am sashimi wrote:
Who is Phil Taylor? Why shouldn't we all have knighthoods. The Greeks ended their aristocracy by making everyone a lord (or lady). Lord Lemmy of Kilminster seems to have jumped the gun on this. It would get up the toffee nose of the Earl of Landport and other genuine blue bloods but so what. They've had it coming for years and at least they are better off being upstaged than guillotined.
 
 
On 7 Jan 2009 at 11:04am Lewes Laugher wrote:
I think the guillotine will be more satisfying in the long run. Set up by the war memorial.
 
 
On 7 Jan 2009 at 11:09am Mystic Mog wrote:
Today knighthoods and othere things like OBEs are largely no longer a part of the traditional aristocracy . It now a means of recognising people. I may disagree with some of the choices and the method of selection but by and large it is a good system with historical relevance. Also keep the Royal Family the alternative systems (Presidency) are pointless, just as expensive and the possible candidates to frightening to think about.


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