Even worse, my TV box thing makes matters worse by making "suggestions" - that is, recording things it thinks I'll like, without so much as a by-your-leave
, like a needy friend that's too eager to please tapping me on the shoulder with its clingy electronic finger saying, "I've recorded something for you.
I agree with Coun John Blundell who said travellers can just pull-up and park anywhere without a by-your-leave
without any permission.
These devices and the mandatory pat-downs that are the only alternative are quite possibly the worst invasion of privacy and the most flagitious disregard of the Fourth Amendment ever embarked upon by the federal government, yet President Obama, onetime professed champion of civil liberties, has imposed them on us without so much as a by-your-leave
THERE are still people around who will use the next few days to hark back to Derbys past, when the entire population of London and the Home Counties would congregate on the Downs, all of them committed turfistes with impeccable manners who would compare very favourably to the vastly diminished crowd of this year, all of whom are there only to get drunk, bet irresponsibly and eat whelks on the waltzer without so much as a by-your-leave
to the racing.
Indeed, we have even been told that we are "citizens of the European Union", without so much as a by-your-leave
Perhaps now he will realise what it is like when someone walks into the town hall and says they want to bulldoze your home without a by-your-leave
Its theme is that Henry's wives are all brought without so much as a by-your-leave
into the 21st century, to tell their stories in a room in which they have once lived.
Ieuan Wyn Jones, like any patriotic Welshman, has the right to walk anywhere unimpeded in his own country without any by-your-leave
from people of dodgy loyalty who slavishly want to follow the antediluvian customs and protocols of London.
In particular, with the "Canadianisation" of the office of Governor General whose incumbent, for more than half a century, has been selected by the Canadian Prime Minister of the day without the necessity of any prior, by-your-leave
or courtesy advance consultation with London, we have had, de facto, a wholly Canadian titular head-of-state in whom the once immense residual, Reserve, Prerogative powers of the Crown, detailed in our Constitution of 1867, are now vested.
He was dumped without a by-your-leave
when he was abroad and "rewarded" with the job of shadowing John Prescott.
He describes himself as a gourmet adventurer who's had a lifelong love affair with food - and on his travels has munched into the most unlikely grub without so much as a by-your-leave
Without a by-your-leave
from the family he cut open her chest and removed her pacemaker.