Talk:Norman Tebbit

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There was a red link on him: if not sufficiently RW-notable redirect all such to the WP page. (talk) 14:48, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

I don't see the point of this, despite his high public profile at the time (three decdaes ago don't forget) he wasn't especially important. Also I don't think we have articles on members of the cabinet other than the PM. Let's delete this. SophieWilderModerator 20:42, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
As said, a red link - and Albannach had him on a want list - of which the most RW-able are probably the Channel Islands (the Duke of Normandy, and the Minkies [1] and Earaches [2], including the seaweed church. (talk) 14:45, 10 September 2013 (UTC)
The fact that one slightly troublesome editor (who had trouble grasping what a RationalWiki article should be), put a red link to "Norman Tebbit" on his user page (not in mainspace, just in a list of articles he'd like to write on his user page), really isn't reason enough to create a stub about him. I say delete. Spud (talk) 15:27, 10 September 2013 (UTC)
It was set up as a placeholder article no more - and the M&E have a slightly better qualification for RW notability (possibly an article including Rockall and 'the intermittently available sandbar on which cricket matches sometimes occur').

Possibly there should be pages by country for 'formerly notable politicians and others for whom there is no present justification for creating an article' (so any redlink created automatically goes to that page).

Long live the infant reptilian whose RW page was deleted. (talk) 16:08, 10 September 2013 (UTC)

According to Grauniad cartoonist Steve Bell the story of his having been an airline pilot is a distortion of the true facts, viz. he can transform himself into a bat at will. While Michael Foot described him as “a semi-house-trained polecat” during a debate in the Commons. Mr Larrington (talk) 10:15, 11 October 2022 (UTC)