Apologies in advance but it's weekend and I'm trapped inside my house as it's cordoned off with police tape - but that's another story and a rather long one.
So... we all know that the Daily Mail Sidebar Of Shame is a guilty pleasure for a number of people, including me. I sometimes go one step further and leave a comment or two just to poke the fire with a shitty stick. All in the name of entertainment, naturally.
Last night I was browsing the "articles" when I felt compelled to leave a
scathing comment on an in-depth article about Imogen Thomas' pregnancy (it was late and no-one was around to save me). I waded into the realms of the new comment registration system implemented by the DM. I started to register my details but was met with this (click image to enlarge):
First of all, a note to those outside of London... we don't all live in a "city". Secondly, since when has Blackburn contained a 'banned word'? I have tried all sorts of possibilities:
Surely the Daily Mail isn't attempting to ban the word 'black' now or presuming that the town where I live suggests that it's residents abide by a literal interpretation?