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The Recipe for Confusion
Take one Luncheon
Finely dice the complete works of Karl Marx
Put in a blender for one hour (or the length of a post
cabinet press briefing- whichever is less).
Sprinkle over a bed of recently approved tenders Serve.
An ominous start
The newly elected leader of the PNCR Robert Orlando Corbin made a significant gesture last week with his visit to Annandale giving hope to the nation that a political solution could be found to the country's problems.
We at WR hope that this good start will soon falter and Mr Corbin will start showing some of the tetchiness of his predecessor. At the moment there is nothing one can think of that is remotely amusing about him and this is a very worrying situation.
We do not feel that Dr Luncheon as a subject can be spun out much further. There are just so many times the phrase 'body politic' can be twisted before it becomes 'not of sufficient amusement to the wider civil society'. The country and this column rely on public figures who have foibles which can be remarked upon in not necessarily a serious way. We therefore hope that Mr Corbin takes note of this humble suggestion for the sake of humour and the bad name of politicians everywhere.
The Chronicle breaks wind
Now something from the Chronicle, a paper with as much credibility as the Soviet-era Pravda and in such decline that it has resorted to lavatory humour to win customers. Read this from Sunday's highly original Beauty and Health page: " In fact, a healthy person passes wind 15 times a day on average.
You may fall anywhere between three and forty times depending on your diet. So for one day try counting every time you break wind. If it's less than 40 you are normal.." Everyone get out their notebooks!
This article was obviously lifted from a web site probably translated from Polish or some other Eastern European country where the staple diet is cabbage.
And while we are in the cricket season it was an amusing if not original remark by the commentator in the Sunday's West Indies/South Africa game concerning match referee Peter Willey and the Caribbean commentator Michael Holding: " The commentator's Holding the match referee's Willey."
And just to cap off, an advertisement on TV is advising men "to wear a condom at all times." At ALL times!...is this practical?