Parliamentary procedure (was: What fun ...

From: Ed Kelleher <>
Date: Sun Aug 22 12:40:07 2004

At 01:26 PM 8/22/2004, you wrote:
>Anybody on the list follow the British Parliament?
>I assume that when the audience says "Hear, hear!"
>thay are reacting to what may be said to be a "called for
>comment". Are there things they can say in regards to an
>"Un-called for comment" or do they have to wait for the
>opposition to speak up and then give the "Hear, hear's"
>for him?
>John A.

Not sure what they do in Parliament, but in the
US Navy Submarine Service the negative response
to someone's comment typically was a hymn.


"Hymn, Hymn, Fuck Hymn!"

With appropriate resonance and reverence.

Received on Sun Aug 22 2004 - 12:40:07 BST

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