The Bullometer of EU Referendum News

The Mumbler has not updated The Clerihew of the Day for a while.  For the duration of the EU Referendum Campaign it will be superseded by the Mumbler’s Bullometer of EU Referendum News. Following the latest post on an analysis of farmyard manure, the Bullometer™ will replace the Clerihew.  The Bullometer is a finely tuned instrument designed to…

An analysis of farmyard manure

It is not uncommon to hear people disparaging the views of others to describe them as “bull”.  The word has been in common usage for about 400 years and derives from the French word “boul” meaning fraud.  The first trace of its being extended to “bullshit” was in the title of a poem by TS…