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According to Ogunjebe, 'Wike, in his most arrogant and selfish swagger openly derided our people as being inconsequential and of no practical political importance in PDP,' describing such remark as 'rather scandalous and very benighted.'
Michael Fallon MPs are back at Westminster and Jeremy Corbyn is right to insist on a vote in Parliament before any decision to go back to war in that benighted country.
Even better, with Brexit in prospect, the BBC should look to recruit more broadcasters from our former colonies in the West Indies where wages may be low but the standards of literacy and spoken language seem infinitely superior to those currently obtained in this benighted land.
Of the Philippines after the Spanish American war was a rude shock for those benighted islands alas, the Filipinos' got the American Indian treatment.
Benighted love, neglect's not benign; I'm left bereft.
A Keswick Mountain Rescue spokesman said: "While we recognise that there may be times where someone would need shelter having been benighted, we would really appreciate the equipment being put back in the same condition as it was removed."
NORMALLY, most of us would take the "Let the benighted lie" attitude when coming across comments made by those that are clearly beyond enlightenment, but I would make an exception in the case of Gerry Doyle, who said bringing the Opium Wars into the discussion of democracy, Hong Kong and China was "laughable" (Support democracy, ECHO, January 12).
All of this nonsense that the Democratic National Committee affiliates are promoting is typical of the sheer gutlessness of that benighted party.
One complaint, however, regarding the Upfront page on "Innovation Efficiency": really, should Paraguay of all benighted lands rank higher than North America or even its progressive neighbor, Brazil?
As a benighted, well, Knight of Columbus, I must be missing something.
But it is a beacon of hope in a benighted landscape.
that soldiers must the welfare of not a cause leaving wives I know that folk on the Left find it valuable to try to understand criminal behaviour , so I'll have a go at understanding and children Let no more be spilled in benighted land.