Home Forums Speakers Corner Why is everyone, apparently, a 'star' these days? Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Pages 1 2 >> Next… Why is everyone, apparently, a 'star' these days? Clapton is God 12:06 05 Feb 2019 Locked Saw an article in the newspapers today about someone called Liam Neeson who was described as a movie (ridiculous American word) star. I assume that this individual is, in fact, an actor. Another article a few days ago about someone called Taylor Swift described as a singing star. I assume that this person warbles for a living I've recently retired after working for 45 years as a finance manager in the City. Presumably that makes me a retired finance star. Quickbeam 12:29 05 Feb 2019 Says the man that worships a rock star! Clapton is God 12:40 05 Feb 2019 Quickbeam I wasn't aware that I worship a rock star. As I've said several times in these Forums, my forum name is simply a quote from graffiti which appeared on London walls in the sixties. Check your music history. Quickbeam 12:58 05 Feb 2019 Yeah.... OK... bremner 13:40 05 Feb 2019 The term star has been applied for many many years, The early leads of silent films like Mark Pickford were sos described. Just used to describe high profile/successful entertainers/sportsmen and woman. Nothing to get worked up about Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:46 05 Feb 2019 click here bremner 14:37 05 Feb 2019 oops - Mark was Mary's much less well known brother lotvic 16:09 05 Feb 2019 Quickbeam 16:16 05 Feb 2019 That woman's a star... Clapton is God 16:20 05 Feb 2019 lotvic - Thank you. I rest my case regarding my forum name. However, I do enjoy Mr Clapton's music as well as that of Mr Hendrix, Mr Beck, Mr Knopfler and Aynsley Lister amongst others. All of whom are blues guitarists - as opposed to blues stars. VWman 17:24 05 Feb 2019 Does anyone else think the big blob under the G for God looks like a large dog releaving itself on the corrugated iron ? Perhaps it's just me. Perhaps the resident dog expert / spotter Quickbeam knows Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.