Ideas that add up #104

A Portuguese professor has pilloried [insert a certain country] as “one of the most rigid and rotten societies in Europe, possibly the world”. In his book, Bifes Mal Passados*  Joao Magueijo describes the [insert people of that country] as “wild beasts who eat food so greasy it needs detergent”.

The [insert a top European university] physics professor said he wrote the book, among Portugal’s best-sellers for the last five months, as a response to a “pathologically violent” [insert national modifier] culture. He despairs of the [insert people of that country], who are “always fighting”, and claims “I never met such a group of animals”.

The scientist, who has already been living in [insert country] for 25 years, brands the diet in the country as “deplorable”. Drinking culture is also a bone of contention: “It is not unusual to drink 12 pints, or two huge buckets of beer per person”, he declares.

Report in The i, 15th Sept, 2014 

Cheeky devil. Who could he be talking about?

“I trust the [national modifier] sense of humour,” he told the Sunday Times, saying he loves [national modifier] “tolerance, creativity, the madness of the people”.

*Undercooked Beef

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