BBC has to explain what ‘fracas’ means

BRITAIN is now the sort of place where it is necessary to explain to adults what ‘fracas’ means, it has been confirmed.

As the BBC website defined the term, experts said the ignorance of the word ‘fracas’ could, in some way, be connected to the popularity of Jeremy Clarkson.

Professor Henry Brubaker, of the Institute for Studies, said: “I suppose there’s some consolation in the BBC using the word in the first place. Not everyone who works there is a fucknut. That is good.

“But we also have to accept that Top Gear, Clarkson and, shall we say, ‘fracas confusion’ are where we are now, intellectually.

“At best.”

According to the BBC website, ‘fracas’ is a French term, but originates from the Icelandic word vraaken, which means ‘to bury someone alive in volcanic sand’.

Jane Thompson, from Stevenage, said: “No, a fracas is type of wicker shopping basket. I brought one back from the Dordogne last year. Everyone thinks it’s wonderful.”


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Britain to have only one law at a time, says Farage

NIGEL Farage wants Britain to have a rolling programme of 365 laws, each in operation for one day a year.

The UKIP leader said the country was being strangled by too many rules and regulations which were all being enforced at the same time.

He wants each day to have its own law which will last for 24 hours and then be ‘deactivated’ for 12 months.

Farge said: “The last thing we want is anarchy, but do laws really have to apply all the time? That can’t be good for anyone.”

Farage stressed that breaking the law on any given day will be punishable by death, adding: “Just don’t racially discriminate on No Racial Discrimination Day and don’t murder anyone on No Murder Day.

“We’ll print up calendars and do an app so you’ll know which law you have to obey.

“It’ll probably be on the news as well.”