45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Guest » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:04 pm

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/ne ... orses.html

WHITEHALL chiefs paid a PR firm £45,000 to teach gypsies about an EU rule asking people to promise not to EAT their horses.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs gave the cash to Linstock Communications to "raise awareness" among travellers of the bizarre Brussels law change.

Under the move, owners had to sign a legal document promising not to dine on their animals. Refusal meant jail or an unlimited fine. Labour feared gypsies would not know about the change. But DEFRA ignored its own team of 20 taxpayer-funded press officers and spent £45,810 with Linstock on the 2009 campaign.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Maddog » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:41 am

What if they're French Gypsies? Can they still eat their horses?
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Cannydc » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:06 am

If they don't eat them, I will gladly help out.

Horse is delicious if cooked well.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Cactus Jack » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:12 am

Cannydc wrote:If they don't eat them, I will gladly help out.

Horse is delicious if cooked well.
Children should not be feed horse meat - it's leaves them with an iodine deficiency.

The children not the horses.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Guest » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:38 am

Cactus Jack wrote:
Cannydc wrote:If they don't eat them, I will gladly help out.

Horse is delicious if cooked well.
Children should not be feed horse meat - it's leaves them with an iodine deficiency.

The children not the horses.


It was a media lie

http://tabloid-watch.blogspot.com/
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Ali » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:24 am

Being a horse lover I can't understand why anyone would want to eat horse meat, but on the other hand you could equally say the same about any meat full stop.

Then again being a horse lover I would be opposed full stop to farming them specifically for meat, just as I would be for farming dogs or cats for meat.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Vicks » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:54 am

Personally i could never eat horse meat, just doesn't seem right to me to be eating it. Same goes for certain other animals as well.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby spicy » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:33 am

I went to Paris a long time ago and ate horse inadvertantly. We were only told after we ate it what it was and very nice it was too.

That's not to say I don't love horse's I do.

Asking gypo's not to eat horse is like asking Muslims not to eat Halaal! :whogives:
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Mark » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:37 am

absolute bullshit

gypsys trade in horses, grow up with horses, use them for transport, for racing and for work


they dont bleedin eat em tho :thud:

if you wanna know anything about horses

ask a gyspy

apart from how long one would take on the barbie :smilin:
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby spicy » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:47 am

One of the funniest things I've heard recently was the fact about a group of Gypsies that took horses into a pub in the Bexley area, i'll have to try to look it up but it was in the shopper. The sad thing is they had to close the pub down after it happened. I don't know if it's been re-opened. I wish I was there it I would not have stopped laughing.

Back to my point - Can you prove they don't eat horses? if they've never eaten horses why spend large amounts trying to persuade them otherwise.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Cactus Jack » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:58 am

spicy wrote:One of the funniest things I've heard recently was the fact about a group of Gypsies that took horses into a pub in the Bexley area, i'll have to try to look it up but it was in the shopper. The sad thing is they had to close the pub down after it happened. I don't know if it's been re-opened. I wish I was there it I would not have stopped laughing.

Back to my point - Can you prove they don't eat horses? if they've never eaten horses why spend large amounts trying to persuade them otherwise.
They didn't spend large amounts doing any such thing.

The money was spent to persuade travellers to have their horse chipped to comply with some EU/DEFRA regulations.
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Mark » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:14 am

lol

it was the cross keys pub in Erith

one of me daughters lives nearby

where they all rode in on their ponies yeehaw & yippe kai A motherfuckers :yess:

not so funny for the pub guv, as he lost his licence round it :thud:

they are off the big site nearby and have pony & trap races every year, when they unofficially close off erith hig street to have their races

you usually see a few of em tramping along on their carts during the day.


they do love their bleedin horses

just not with garlic
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Kat » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:40 am

no way do all gypsies eat their animals . i should think some might who knows , but ewwww its like eating a family pet . :yikes:
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Mark » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:57 am

i just rung a cousin,
who was raised in the Gypsy way

and asked him if he had ever heard of any Gypsys eating their horses

he said quite unequivecally


Neigh :yess:
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Re: 45K to tell gypsies not to eat horses

Postby Northern » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:17 pm

People have been eating horse meat for the longest time. Italy and South America are known for this. FFS even Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver were raving about it not too long ago
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