Flash mobs

… are going from bad to worse. First there was the defeat of a tawdry bunch of Manchester liberals by a rabble of saucepan- and mobile-wielding Marxists. Then 70K kids left behind 20 tons of rubbish in a couple of Seville suburbs during an impromptu spring party – organised by phone. And now a colleague’s girlfriend’s mum has texted him to see if they want to have dinner tonight.

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