'Fart' in parliament: Row blows up in Canada



A row has blown up in the Canadian parliament - over the word "fart".
When Conservative MP Michelle Rempel accused the government of treating the province of "Alberta like a fart in the room" over jobs, Green Party leader Elizabeth May took exception.
However, it was not the accusations of inaction which riled Ms May.
"I heard her say a word I know is distinctly unparliamentary, and I think she may want to withdraw it," the shocked Ms May said.
"The word was f-a-r-t," she continued, spelling it out clearly so as not to repeat the offending term.... read more

 
19 November 2016 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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