Tuesday, 14 April 2009

A fish rots from the head

It's an ancient Chinese proverb, eloquently articulated by Mrs Dale:

So let's not listen to Brown's weasel words on this. He had the chance to reform the system ages ago and funked it.

7 comments:

The Penguin said...

Blimey, Obo, now you're even stealing my titles!

What address should I use for the invoice?

http://therantingkingpenguin.blogspot.com/2009/04/fish-rot-from-head.html

"Ancient History" :-)

The Penguin

Obnoxio The Clown said...

I refute your baseless allegation. :op

I have used the expression for well over a decade now. So there!

Rightwinggit said...

I thought it was a Russian proverb.

The Penguin said...

You see? Another tyrant incapable of making a proper apology!!

The Penguin

Obnoxio The Clown said...

Hahahahahahaha ... CUNT! :o)

Roger Thornhill said...

I've also used the term for ages and repeatedly in regard to Labour.

Umbongo said...

Actually it's Spanish, derived from the Moors. It goes with the other Spanish/Arab saying: "a fish and a guest stink after three days".