“Dad what’s an idiotic cretin“.
That’s another question I wasn’t expecting. A tad worried at what might have happened at school or on the web, I asked why.
“I was watching something about the U.K. leaving Europe and that was how one politician described another politician.”
That explains things then. It neatly sums up the level of debate which is supposedly driving our country forward at the moment. Anyway I tried to explain that it was not a good word to use and those so called politicians should know better.
Fast forward a few hours and we sit down to watch some episodes of Spongebob. It’s funny how often random things combine neatly together. The second episode featured Plankton saying to Spongebob
“I thought I’d told you to go away, CRETIN“.
My son obviously now thinks “cretin” is an acceptable word to use as it was used in a children’s cartoon. And I now have the perfect solution to our countries current crisis, let’s put another cretin in charge. Spongebob could be our saviour. The worry is he couldn’t do any worse.