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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:26 pm    Post subject: Irony Reply with quote

An Indian in control of Britain's Treasury. Her Majesty's Treasury.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8768129/Rishi-Sunak-announces-coronavirus-bailout-business.html
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There must be a "nation of shopkeepers" joke in this surely.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's the irony? don't see it
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Amity88 wrote:
What's the irony? don't see it

I believe that at one point the British Empire ruled over India. Now an Indian is in charge of Britain's money.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
Amity88 wrote:
What's the irony? don't see it

I believe that at one point the British Empire ruled over India. Now an Indian is in charge of Britain's money.
A british citizen in in charge of Britain's money, im not seeing any irony
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Naib wrote:
A british citizen in in charge of Britain's money, im not seeing any irony
Pedantic quibble.


Anybody with eyes can tell that an Indian is in control of British finances.

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
Naib wrote:
A british citizen in in charge of Britain's money, im not seeing any irony
Pedantic quibble.


Anybody with eyes can tell that an Indian is in control of British finances.

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.


Technically he's not, ask the previous occupant of that position where the power actually resided, chancellor in name only.
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