Fifa 16 Is Here! Another Step Forward For Gender Equality

Fifa 16 Is Here! Another Step Forward For Gender Equality

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I kid you not, as of this morning FIFA 16 is now available for download on the Origin website in three editions. Gamers and soccer enthusiasts everywhere rejoice! If you did not know yet (for example if you have been living under a rock… A bed-rock; because you’re primitive) FIFA is a sport simulation video game based on FIFA Soccer which is the world governing body of soccer. If you are reading this and thinking “oh, she means FIFA Football,” I apologise. I am South African and though we have adopted most of Britain’s English rules there are some things South Africans have decided we were better off without.

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Why you should never apologise for being hilarious: The thin line between humour and offence

Why you should never apologise for being hilarious: The thin line between humour and offence

Anybody who has felt the scorch of a hurtful comment that was meant as a joke but cut too close to the bone, would probably agree with me when I say there is a thin line between humour and offence. Stand-up comedy usually takes lots of practice, preparation and editing but at times the performers still get it wrong and have to give awkward apologies or mock the audience for being over-sensitive. We all want to be funny, but there are no rules and guidelines to comedy, so it becomes a great source of controversy and conflict. Read more