27 June 2016

Schadenfreude ...

... is the feeling of joy or pleasure when one sees another fail or suffer misfortune.

But it is far from appropriate when considering the misfortunes of the English football team.  Just because they were beaten by Iceland, a country with a total population considerably fewer than the city of Edinburgh, is not a cause for celebration.  Rather, we should sympathise with the affluent but ineffective plodders who - once again - let down their country.  It's not their fault - well, actually it is - but they are only human.

So, no gloating, please.

(I write some awful rubbish at times.  And, if you believe any of the above, ...)



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