Superb, channeling the gods of absurdist satire.
Robin Cook? John Smith, Dr Kelly, Chilcott Report. Mad Cow, YTK, War on Terro War on Drugs , War on Pubic Hair.
My latest bug bear is the war on Pubic Hair , when I was in london I saw a street advert and it actually said Our Newest Product in the War against Pubic Hair, I wondered if it was connected to the war on Terror, or the War on Drugs at one point but, it didn’t have a government stamp on it.It was from Loreal or some other cosmetics company.
Writing that I do wonder if cosmetics companies still call themselves that.
From the depths of French police State lock-up, The Slog offers some madness to lighten the mood.
In the 1930s, there was a popular song called I’m in the mood for love. Celeste de Piffle von Rheinschnitzel emails to tell me that she is always in the nude for love. She is obviously a brazen hussy, and I refuse to be tempted.
An employee at the BBC writes at some length, his missive ending with this extraordinary message:
‘The BBC is not responsible for the content of this email, and anything written in this email does not necessarily reflect the BBC’s views or opinions.’
The complete abrogation of accountability felt by the Beeb these days is comprehensively summed up in the first part of the above assertion. At the same time, its grasp of grammatical logic is also a wonder to behold in the second part: one can’t have ‘anything…
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