Comments on: Counterparties http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/05/31/counterparties-366/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: flippant http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/05/31/counterparties-366/comment-page-1/#comment-27209 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 06:29:26 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8455#comment-27209 Being of Slavic decent and having a pot belly, I found No. 6 to be particularly amusing: “You can’t have been here that long – you haven’t got a pot belly.”

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By: hsvkitty http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/05/31/counterparties-366/comment-page-1/#comment-27205 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 06:08:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8455#comment-27205 Yes jomiku, satire Archie Bunker style. Happy to make fun of those lesser beings, which is about anyone that isn’t …himself.

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By: flippant http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/05/31/counterparties-366/comment-page-1/#comment-27204 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 05:32:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8455#comment-27204 jomiku, I love this gaffe: “You managed not to get eaten then?” And there’s still 85 more to read!

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By: jomiku http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/05/31/counterparties-366/comment-page-1/#comment-27186 Tue, 31 May 2011 19:47:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8455#comment-27186 The Prince Philip gaffes are mostly signs of an actual sense of humor. I took for granted that he’s the fool he’s portrayed as but the quotes show a satirical sensibility. Most are obviously poking fun, many by pretending to be ignorant. Some are tasteless, but they seem to be on the whole rather intentionally so.

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