The BaronCharlus said about two brief mentions of new posts on this site, including Since when was a newspaper strictly a mercantilist tool? that were deleted after less than an hour on The Guardian‘s books blog yesterday,
You’re definitely being censored (assuming your ‘moderated’ post wasn’t just off-topic swearing).
Oh I can swear with the best of them, Baron, and that’s typically when exasperated with myself. . . But I’ll let you and other honourable readers judge that newspaper’s guillotine-tenders for yourselves.
I put this one on a Poster Poems thread, a few minutes after the threadmeister himself posted:
Nov 21 08, 8:57am (1 minute ago)
TyrannosaurusAlan, this might be a perspective that would get your stamp of approval — not sure . . .
And I put this one on the thread about Sarah Palin, that instinctive cosmopolitan, who will soon demonstrate the superiority of Alaskan volkspeak to anything in English or American literature of any century:
Nov 21 08, 9:01am (1 minute ago)
Well, JeanHannah, you’ve certainly earned your windup spurs with this blog — and here’s a post written partly in reply:
Since GU bloggers have been inserting links to their sites into comments for at least the year-and-a-half I’ve been posting there, I was hardly doing anything extraordinary.