In ants and bees, there are no sex chromosomes. Instead, sex is determined by whether or not an egg was fertilized. If the egg isn’t fertilized, the offspring is male. If the egg is fertilized, it’s female. So male ants have no fathers, and they have half as many chromosomes as females. Poor little things.
Surely if people can be vocally happy about Bin Laden dying, we can also be vocally happy about Thatcher dying? She murdered innocents, destroyed our industries (directly impacting on my family), her government covered up the Hillsborough disaster, etc.
She was awful and I shall eat jelly and ice cream for tea tonight.
In the coming election, we do not have to fear Dante’s hell-bound popes, Acton’s mass-murderer popes, or Newman’s in-need-of-death pope. Happily, we can expect the new pope to be a man ordinary and ignorable, like Saint Peter - Garry Wills
Romney’s plan for healthcare reform is to repeal Obamacare and relocate everyone to Massachusetts where they can get Romneycare.