Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s  soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.
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Is it bullying?

When someone says or does something unintentionally hurtful and they do it once, that’s rude.

When someone says or does something intentionally hurtful and they do it once, that’s mean.

When someone says or does something intentionally jurtful and they keep doing it even when you tell them to stop or show them that you’re upset – that’s bullying.

4 Responses to Saturday soapbox

  1. Andrei says:

    Here is a mighty fine auto from 1910 but have you ever owned or driven an Elmore

    On the other hand when this car was made Ford was entering its second year of production of the model T

    And it is almost certain that if you haven’t owned a Ford at one time or another you have at least driven one.

    This was one of the last Elmores ever built – the company went out of business soon after

  2. Will says:

    I’ve driven an early Delage, quite rare I’m told. Apparently a great car in their day, but I have to admit, it made me appreciate modern cars.

  3. Andrei says:

    Apparently a great car in their day, but I have to admit, it made me appreciate modern cars.

    Well yes Will – the cars in days of old were hard to drive, unsafe and unreliable.

    The old model T’s even came with a valve grinding kit so that you could re-seat the valves every few thousand miles or so which you had to do – now a days you need a specialist just to change the oil

    And once upon a time windshield wipers were an optional extra – now it is heated leather seats that are counted among the optional extras

    We are spoiled

  4. Will says:

    I could not, for the life of me, make a smooth gear change. The steering and handling were awful, no seat belts, hard to think of it as a luxury car. A lot of fun though.

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