January 10th, 2014

One Foot in the Grave Waste of Space


141 Comments

  1. 1
    A very special minority says:

    “Also, why does the woman only have one leg?”

    Aha! The one-legged black lesbian!

  2. 2
    Lord Carrington's Binoculars says:

    You know who this if for. You often see these chaps washing their feet at motorway services stations. Lovely.

  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    Is this so they can wash their feet before using the prayer room?

  4. 4
    Casual Observer 5 says:

    Foot wash facilities ?

  5. 5
    For added inclusivity says:

    Shouldn’t the sign be in Arabic?

  6. 6
    Now who do we know that likes to wash their feet at 'work'? says:

    ‘Why does the woman only have one leg?’

    Because she disgraced her family by listening to pop music, so in order to maintain their honour, her father and uncle hacked it off?

  7. 7
    Holly says:

    She has two legs, that are ‘shut’.
    More women should take notice of the ‘subliminal’ message being sent.

  8. 8
    Standards! says:

    How about they shower/bath and wear clean socks everyday?

  9. 9
    The BBC loves spunking your money away says:

    Yes. They get paid (your money) so they can wash their feet.

    Beats working, I suppose.

    I wonder if they’d pay staff to take their kids to visit Santa’s Grotto, too.

    You know, equality and inclusivity etc etc.

  10. 10
    Casual Observer 5 says:

    Clearly not Stephanie Flanders.

  11. 11
    Abbott charges Children's charity £15 a minute while drawing MP's salary says:

    Diane Abbott charged a Children’s registered Charity £150 for 10 minutes speaking at their event in City Hall. This was from 1.30 to 1.40 on 3rd December when Parliament was still sitting, so she also got double paid.

    http://www.playengland.org.uk/media/454718/131203_21st_century_play_streets-agenda.pdf

  12. 12

    This seems like a pretty ignorant and poorly thought out post. Surely these facilities exist for people who practice Islam, Hinduism and some sects of Christianity who all traditionally wash their feet before prayer?

  13. 13
    Hobo humping Solbo babe says:

    I think you are over thinking things. Its the BBC, by the time they are women they are to old to be attractive

  14. 14
    A. Person says:

    Or…the BBC have provided facilities for Muslim staff and guests to wash their feet before praying?

  15. 15
    Dickhead says:

    It’s for the black, one-legged lesbians so beloved by commentators like Littlejohn.

  16. 16
  17. 17
    BBC Equality Unit says:

    Inshallah! She is no western whore!

    Her burqa could be a bit longer, though.

  18. 18
    gilbo goggins says:

    she’s keeping her knees close together

  19. 19
    RomaBob.... Beeg Issue, Beeg Issue! says:

    Correct answer, for our alternative friends who need to wash before a prayer :)

  20. 20
    Aziz says:

    It is being our foot wash facility, yes. We is not admitting unclean Hindus and Christians to our facility. It is ours. End of, innit?

  21. 21
    Another person says:

    Shouldn’t that be ‘preying’?

  22. 22
    It's too late, the country's fecked and so are the English says:

    How about they piss off back to whichever shithole they come from, and I don’t mean Sparkbrook

  23. 23
    BBC says:

    We only employ skirts and trousers.

  24. 24
    Take that Dave. says:

    Nicola Maxey from the Met Office said the Prime Minister failed to draw the crucial distinction between weather and climate change.

    “What happened at the end of December and at the beginning of January is weather,” she said.

    “Climate change happens on a global scale, and weather happens at a local scale. Climate scientists have been saying that for quite a while.

    “It’s impossible to say that these storms are more intense because of climate change.”

    http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2014/1/9/met-bashes-cameron.html

  25. 25
    BBC says:

    Further:

    To the naked rambler: We don’t want your sort.

  26. 26
    Mong Watch says:

    Erm – the post is about office space, and an iffy (and totally unnecessary) gender sign.

  27. 27
    Time to end this madness says:

    I fucking hope not.

  28. 28
    Flying PIGS says:

    Maybe it’s for washing the feet of 8 year old brides.

  29. 29
    Ferguson Scottish says:

    In Salford Wayne and the boys won’t understand either

  30. 30
    Diane Abbopotomous says:

    Me gotta pay for dem rice n pees, hee heee, bwana razzclart.

  31. 31
    dai fecating says:

    we’re all in this together chaps!

  32. 32
    David Cameron, failing eyesight, balding with PPE qualifications says:

    Look, my gut was telling me I believed that there might possibly be a link that I should have mentioned to the people, as I believed what my gut was telling me. Just because some expert, empirical evidence and other specialists in the field do not agree with my gut or me, does not necessarily mean that my gut is wrong, and I run the country not her. So there.

    I give you a cast iron guarantee that this is all climate change which can be fixed by carbon tax and more windmills, and public funds for my mates who make windmills and stuff. ** taps nose **

  33. 33
    Non taxable pikey says:

    The BBC probably paid her for her performance yesterday evening too. Is she still paying school fees?

  34. 34
    You sure? says:

    Which Christians are required to wash before praying?

    When Jesus was questioned as to why his disciples did not ceremonially wash their hands before eating, He said that it was not what goes into the man that makes him unclean, but what comes out of him, from his heart.

    Washing with water will not clean a man spiritually.

  35. 35
    David Cameron, failing eyesight, balding with PPE qualifications says:

    Oh, and lessons will be learned. Cheers Nick.

  36. 36
    Displaced Brummie says:

    Obviously her other foot is in the wash.

  37. 37
    Ali Akhbar Rafsan Jhani says:

    Be careful, we’re taking names.

  38. 38
    Non taxable pikey says:

    You mean its not a low level urinal? Oop’s faux pas on my part..

  39. 39
    dai solecistically says:

    one foot in the bidet?

  40. 40
    Snotsicle says:

    If it was for people with two feet it would be a “Feet wash” not a “Foot wash”.

  41. 41
    Incapable Vince, deputy Chief Cockroach says:

    Talking about One Foot in the Grave……………….

    For the avoidance of doubt, I only look like Victor Meldrew.

  42. 42
    . says:

    It’s rather interesting of late that after years of the BBC saying that the science is settled that the Scientists (not those employed by the UN) are saying that the science is far from settled and the more they look the less they understand. And the catastrophic man made global warning sceptics are using science to back their argument while the warmists use “feelings” and ” I believe” to make their case.

  43. 43
    Mugatu says:

    What do you expect from the Sharia Broadcasting Corportation.

  44. 44
    Diane Abbopotomous says:

    My gut tells me stuff too. Like stuff some more curried goat in, or where’s me rice an pee!

  45. 45
    Peter Martin says:

    A common on enough graphic treatment.

    That said, being the BBC, she probably had to donate said limb to most of the market rate talents on the top floor who, post Pollard, Rose, PAC, etc, do not seem to have had one to stand on.

  46. 46
    altruism in industry says:

    Isn’t there a problem here that to say if there is climate change then you have to measure something and you have to do the measurement in a local place so you will be measuring weather ?

  47. 47
    P l e b says:

    So does it follow that the BBC also provide places for people to pray? I thought everyone was there to WORK.

  48. 48
    School Fees inflation says:

    She charges £700 for the 30 mins on the “This week” sofa and books it in as 3 hours. It wouldn’t take much detective work to prove she is overclocking that jolly.

    Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This Week’ TV programme. Address: BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ: (Registered 4 November 2013)

    24 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

    31 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

    28 November 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

    http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmregmem/140106/abbott_diane.htm

  49. 49
    Diane Abbopotomous, hypocrite and morbidly obese racist says:

    No. You are, on her behalf, via exes.

    There is no limit to what black women will do for their kids.

    Except look after them properly, obviously.

  50. 50
    Mugatu says:

    Isn’t there a Fatwa against unisex footwasing fascilities?

  51. 51
    BBC PC Department says:

    The image that you refer to is not a woman. It would be sexist to consider a person wearing a skirt to be a woman. We do not discriminate against people with one leg. It could be a kilt to which you refer. It could also be a person turned sideways. This toilet is provided for couples, as is clearly shown by the two persons holding hands, with no feet. The foot wash facilities refers to sinks that are 12 inches long. Foot will be replaced with 30 cm. Thank you for your comment.

  52. 52
    Point of Information says:

    Christ did command Christians to wash their feet before praying.

    See John 13:14-15 (King James)

    https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/796-did-jesus-institute-ceremonial-feet-washing

    However, the foot washing facilities for Christians would only be pertinent on Sundays, or Sat’urdays for 7th Dayers, which such devout Christians would not be working on as they are Sabbath days.

  53. 53
    scrubber. says:

    all the beggars unite at the leaning tower of pisa. tongue in the right cheek. it is where paisa is. hence “praise the lord”.

  54. 54
    Anonymous says:

    Shouldn’t this read “Feet washing facilities” has the BBC lost the ability to communicate in English?

  55. 55
    Casual Observer 5 says:

    Hah. So the one that looks like a man could be Stephanie Flanders.

  56. 56
    Anon says:

    Have you never heard Mat Baker?

  57. 57
    naked rambler says:

    Facilities are communal.

    The Romans had wall-less cubicles, The Victorians had communal Baths. We are all in this together. Stop this sexism with clothing. The only way is see-all.

  58. 58
    Mugatu says:

    It’s a photo of the new TARDIS.

  59. 59
    Anonymous says:

    This is a poorly though out post Gatsby, surely you know people who practice Islam are separated by gender for prayer (and in the classroom), this starts by having separate entrances into the mosque as well as foot washing facilities. I believe (as in the classroom) it is convention that the chaps get precedents if only one door / facility is available.

  60. 60
    BBC says:

    Shit, Shave and Shower, and in your case a body wax, 5 hours in the salon, facials, nails…..

    and if you are still stinky in the morning well just fuck-off back to your foxes.

  61. 61
    Dóctor Who is just Islamic indoctrination says:

    Hmm. You’ve got me thinking..

    Is the Dalek not an armour-plated burqa?

    And the Cybermen cannot touch gold (Muslims are not permitted to wear gold).

    And does the Tardis not spin around (turning to face Mecca)?

    My word, it’s obvious!

  62. 62
    I know... says:

    Jesus Christ, that Australian shrill in charge of the Green Party is stupid. Truly truly stupid.

  63. 63
    Green Party says:

    Plastic this metal that. Nothing sourced in this picture from the countryside.

  64. 64
    Molly The Dog says:

    My toilet is the This Week sofa.

  65. 65
    kmc says:

    Perhaps they only have to wash one foot?

  66. 66
    Mustafa Jeeeehad says:

    They are happy to cut her clit off, so why not her leg?

  67. 67
    Our survey said: NEH NAAAH! says:

    No, you’re either not well acquainted with the subject or deliberately misconstruing the context of the verses quoted.

    Said verses refer to Christ’s example of humility in stooping to wash the disciples feet, demonstrating his willingness to serve, as an example to his followers, encouraging them to do likewise, not seeking their own comfort or honour, but other’s first.

    Try again.

  68. 68
    Average Mo says:

    Women are only marginally better than dogs, pigs and jooos.

  69. 69
    Owne Jnoes says:

    If you can wash one foot in it, you can wash the other also. Not everyone needs this explaining to them.

  70. 70
    The BBC is a cancer says:

    BBC, work?

    Cannot compute!

  71. 71
    Mark Austin, ITV, Arctic...convenient sections of cglacier collapsing for the cameras says:

    The science is settled, YOU are responsible for global warming

  72. 72
    Moyes says:

    We now employ attendants at all our wash facilities. The boys don’t read, can’t read or just do something else. We have had enough of the dump on the floor.

  73. 73
    Nellie Angry (Islington) says:

    Just typical of the cis-gendered patriarchal stereotyping of this blog that you assume the one legged figure in the photograph is a female, simply because “she” appears to be wearing a skirt and holding hands with a man.

  74. 74
    K9, the haram hound says:

    I’ve never seen Dr Who shagging 6 year olds, so I’m afraid your theory is faulty.

  75. 75
    Dóctor Who is just Islamic indoctrination says:

    Muslims are allowed to keep dogs if they’re for protection. K9 was for protection, and therefore Halal, not Haram.

    Furthermore, Sir, the Dóctor’s time machine made a nonsense of an assistant’s age; he could quite easily transport a 20 year old back to the time when she was 6 (or, if he was being really horny, even younger).

    I rest my case.

  76. 76
    Dóctor Who is just Islamic indoctrination says:

    And you wouldn’t have seen the actual shagging because the show’s on before the 9PM watershed.

  77. 77
    Dirk Diggler says:

    I washed my “foot” in it, and the woman next to me had a stroke

  78. 78
    I should Coke-oh says:

    We tried a version with a burqa – just looked like a guy standing next to a cola vending machine.

  79. 79
    Anonymous says:

    No, why is his English poor?

  80. 80
    Rastus Mohammed O'Goldstein says:

    Boo!

  81. 81
    Psycho husband with a chainsaw instead of fists says:

    “Also, why does the woman only have one leg?”

    She had to be told twice.

  82. 82
    DonkeyDong says:

    Its not a woman.

    Its a well endowed crossdressing double amputee.

  83. 83
    Lager than life says:

    Fewer hops are used in Labour beer after their pub closures.

    Only one sock is ever needed for a job in north London.

  84. 84
    Mike & Coq says:

    I’m not a leg man, princess.

  85. 85
    Glass Carpark Designer says:

    Yeah? Taking names?

    I know where your profit lives.

    Your call.

  86. 86
    Anonymous says:

    This will no doubt be to keep Muslims happy as they are expected to wash their feet etc. before prayers each time.

    It’s better than at my office – the bathroom near the “multi-faith room” (aka unofficial Mosque) doesn’t have foot washing facilities, so they wash their feet in the sinks. Nice. There also seems to be something about washing your nasal cavity too so people suck water into their nostrils and blow that out into the sinks too. Double nice.

  87. 87
    Captain Mainwaring says:

    Don’t tell him, Pike

  88. 88
    NSA says:

    When Roger Harrabin (English graduate) at the BBC and other environmentalists are using expressions like “the science is settled” then you know they don’t have the first understanding of the scientific process. The have no credibility.

    When alarmists such as James Lovelock are quoted in The Guardian that 80% of humans will perish by 2100 AD and “billions of us will die and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable” then their extraordinary claims would indeed require extraordinary evidence. That’s extraordinary empirical evidence and NOT some unproven computer model.

  89. 89
    sunderland is a Labour ghetto thats why its shyte says:

    When will the Tories have the guts to make the BBC subscription only?

  90. 90
    Anonymous says:

    I recall back in the day having to leave the student union bar to attend to an urgent call of nature.

    Whilst stood at the urinal, there’s a sudden massive crashing sound coming from one of the cubicles behind me. I look around and lo and behold one of the schh, you know who’s has crashed through the cubicle door and is lying lying semi concussed on the floor. It was obvious that when you’re used to squatting and shitting through a hole in the ground then trying to perform the same feat whilst balanced on a toilet seat can prove a little more problematic. Apparently it was a common occurrence and having to wipe the seats to remove footprints became something of an occupational hazard. Gotta love diversity!

  91. 91
    Anonymous says:

    Jeez, what public sector hell hole are you working in?

  92. 92
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    ‘Also, why does the woman only have one leg?’

    In case the ghost of Savile is around? Legs tight shut.

  93. 93
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    ‘When will the Tories have the guts to make the BBC subscription only?’

    Never. as long as the BBC acts as an arm of government propaganda. Who would have known, for example, that the government was privatising the NHS if all they’d had to go by was Nick Robinson’s reports?

  94. 94
    Afrocutter says:

    You forgot ‘shampoo’.

  95. 95
    Anonymous says:

    UKIP HQ I’m afraid.

  96. 96
    Met Office V53 says:

    Is that a gun in your hand or do you just want me to shoot you?

  97. 97
    BBC top nob says:

    BBC, work?

    Cannot compute!

    So, Bright Boy, is we’re not working how come we’re managing tp pump out all this pro-Labour pro-EU propaganda? It doesn’t do it itself you know.

  98. 98
    Isaac Newton-John says:

    When Roger Harrabin (English graduate) at the BBC and other environmentalists are using expressions like “the science is settled” then you know they don’t have the first understanding of the scientific process. The have no credibility.

    How about gravity? Is that settled or still open to doubt?

  99. 99
    Afrocutter says:

    But simultaneously? (Owen, that means ‘at the same time’)

  100. 100
    Jimmy Savile says:

    Ladies at the BBC are strongly advised to keep their legs closed.

  101. 101
    Afrocutter says:

    Bollocks, Dr Who. I know several Muslims who wear gold jooowellery and other ornamentation.

  102. 102
    Afrocutter says:

    You just noticed? Well, welcome to the real world.

  103. 103
    My gran was having none of it says:

    Dirty bastards.

  104. 104
    bargeman says:

    She is hopping mad!

  105. 105
    ancientpopeye says:

    “Also, why does the woman only have one leg?”
    Unbiased equal opportunities, playing the black card?

  106. 106
    Gossipmonger says:

    She’s keeping her legs crossed as tight as possible. Wouldn’t anyone in a “foot washing” area?

  107. 107
    Chuckabrick says:

    That makes me feel sick.

  108. 108
    NSA says:

    > How about gravity? Is that settled or still open to doubt?

    Einstein’s General theory is the best treatment of Gravity that we have so far and yet we know that it is not complete since it fails on the quantum scale. Some day it will be replaced with a more complete theory, so no, the science of gravity is not settled. In fact there are currently a number of competing theories of quantum gravity. Also there is the issue of dark matter and some other strange effects at cosmic scales for which GR cannot account.

  109. 109
    Cost-of-Labour-crisis says:

    I wonder how much we paid for a so-called design consultancy to come up with this name?

  110. 110
    King Dave says:

    Parroting lies supplied by the EU is not work, nor is all the global warming/cooling/staying the same shite, nor is all the nig nogs are great nonsense.

    When I am King I shall have the wretched place burned to the ground, with all the scum still in it.

  111. 111
    broderick crawford says:

    THE DUBLINERS SING

    As I came down through Dublin City
    At the hour of twelve at night
    Who should I spy but a Spanish lady
    Washing her feet by the candlelight

    First she washed them, then she dried them
    Over a fire of amber coals
    In all me life I ne’er did see
    A maid so sweet about the soul

    Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady
    Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye

  112. 112
    FFS says:

    The science is not settled but the politics sure as hell is!

  113. 113

    WASHING HER FOOT AND THE LEG FELL OFF

  114. 114
    Barnehurst Bob says:

    The sign implies, they are holding hands, that these facilities are only to be used by heterosexuals. The BBC should be ashamed of its self! The LGBT community pay taxes and should not be discriminated against by the state they help to fund. Someone from the BBC should explain, just like they would have to if this kind of crass insensitivity happened in an organisation they didn’t like.

  115. 115
    nmj says:

    You know you’ve been out East too long when the footprints on the seat are your own.

  116. 116
    Anonymous says:

    +++ It’s for the Islamics innit… +++

  117. 117
    Anonymous says:

    The other got blown off in a bomb.

  118. 118
    Max says:

    She has two legs. I’m concerned as to why the gentleman only has one arm.

  119. 119
    Matt Cogger says:

    Stella, my love! Would you please send in the next auditioner, please. Mr. Spiggott, I believe it is…

  120. 120
    Foureyed English Genius says:

    Science is NEVER settled. That is the whole point of it. Think Aristotle, think phlogiston!

  121. 121
    Sue Brown says:

    They are criminal scum and the BBC should be closed down!

  122. 122
    Foureyed English Genius says:

    They are not “Foot washing facilities” at all. They are bidets. This is what happens when you let work experience interns write the labels!

  123. 123
    Hoppy says:

    Is this a hygiene thing before said foot is inserted into mouth?

  124. 124
    Jimmy Fox says:

    Public toilets used to have ‘wash and brush up’ areas and this is a left over from those days. Probably built specially for Michael, when he was leader of the Opposition, who always looked like he could do with some sprucing up.

  125. 125
    Xavier Onassis says:

    We had this garbage at the Driving Standards Agency – foot-baths installed in Driving Test Centres so the followers of the Great Prophet could ablute before prayer-time. What a waste of tax-payers (and license fee payers) money.

    Still. 10/10 for political correctness which is the main objective today.

  126. 126
    Anonymous says:

    Private sector – in the City no less!

    I guess I just have to be glad there wasn’t a rule about rinsing out your ringpiece before prayers, or I’d have to find another toilet to read my newspaper in!

  127. 127
    Jack Ketch says:

    It is so easy to mistake the gender segregated prayer rooms for the crapper when you rely on pictographs.

  128. 128
    Delphius says:

    Nice to know the BBC are on top of their rampant verruca epidemic.

  129. 129
    Tom Catesby. says:

    She’ll only need half as long to wash her foot.

  130. 130
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Is the BBC footwashing facility next door to the BBC mosque?

  131. 131
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Indeed, well spotted. The Beeboid diversity thought police department should be informed.

  132. 132
    Tom Catesby. says:

    The contractors are working on a clit cutting room sign.

  133. 133
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Sparkbrook would be a start, we could fence it.

  134. 134
    Tom Catesby. says:

    If this is true, then she his the festering fat hypocritical *unt I thought she was.

  135. 135
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Maybe, but the point is these facilities are not necessary at the BBC. employees can make their own arrangements to *uck off and pray in their respectice places of worship in their own time, not mine (£145 p.a TV licence payer).

  136. 136
    Tom Catesby. says:

    ‘Respective’.

  137. 137
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Many of us know that those who run the BBC think they are God, but the beeb is a broadcasting organisation, what is all this shit? prayer rooms, foot washing rooms etc, not required.

  138. 138
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Is that from the koran?

  139. 139
    Pike. says:

    I won’t tell you.

  140. 140
    Dianne hypocitappotimus. says:

    Fuck de rice an pea, where’s de cheque an fee!

  141. 141
    NE Frontiersman says:

    It’s mere consideration to wash one’s feet before one’s subordinates kiss them, surely?


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