How referring to gossip as 'jungle dr...

How referring to gossip as 'jungle drums' led to six-month racism probe

There are 8 comments on the Daily Mail story from Feb 6, 2011, titled How referring to gossip as 'jungle drums' led to six-month racism probe. In it, Daily Mail reports that:

A health watchdog has had its funding withdrawn after its chairman was bizarrely accused of racism for using the phrase 'jungle drums' to describe gossip.

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Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#1 Feb 6, 2011
PC at it's finest!
GODFREYASH

Bristol, UK

#2 Feb 7, 2011
WHAT NEXT?
SMOKE SIGNALS CAUSING OFFENSE TO "NATIVE AMERICANS"
WAKE UP BRITAIN AND GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER.
AND MS.CARR - PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GREENHOUSES SHOULD NOT THROW STONES - OOPS SORRY ALL YOU HORTICULTURISTS!!!!

“Fly low, fly fast.”

Since: Apr 07

East Midlands, UK

#3 Feb 7, 2011
I'm going into my garden, where's the spade?

“Keep Britain Pagan”

Since: Jun 08

London, UK

#4 Feb 7, 2011
Funnily enough, I had a spade stolen FROM my car today.

Bizarre.
EdSed

Wishaw, UK

#5 Feb 7, 2011
_Gaz wrote:
Funnily enough, I had a spade stolen FROM my car today.
Bizarre.
(Why did you have a spade in your car? Doing away with the wife perhaps?)

Remember Robertson's and the Golly on the Jar? Couldn't they have just made it a white golly? Bizaar!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/1505411.s...

The Black and White Minstral Show had to go too and that was just a variety show celebrating a musical style from the Southern USA.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Best-Black-White-Mins...

“Keep Britain Pagan”

Since: Jun 08

London, UK

#6 Feb 7, 2011
You never know when you might have to hurriedly bury a victim, EdSed.

;)
ronan

Streatham, UK

#7 Feb 7, 2011
_Gaz wrote:
Funnily enough, I had a spade stolen FROM my car today.
Bizarre.
So you are a gardener?

What are your rates?

“Fly low, fly fast.”

Since: Apr 07

East Midlands, UK

#8 Feb 9, 2011
_Gaz wrote:
You never know when you might have to hurriedly bury a victim, EdSed.
;)
We wondered what happened to Isreality.

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