MM in Bavaria posted this and then muttered something about Twitter and someone called Disimulando in Catalonia who says he/she saw the same pelican first. Catalonia has no pelicans, so my good friend the Bishop suggests that the stone one from the Sagrada Familia has come to life and flown off to introduce the heathens to the blood and body of Christ.
Yet more from Isaac D’Israeli’s Curiosities of Literature, this time in celebration of Catalonia’s nationalist-socialist government’s attempts to reintroduce press censorship by the back door, the stick whose complementary carrot consists of liberal sums paid to anyone who prints favourable opinions (I’m on the CIA’s payroll):A curious literary anecdote has reached us of the
- Demonstration in support of heroic Chechen fighters
If the annual ceremony bemoaning the arrival of liberal centralism in Catalonia is beginning to seem kind of boring, here‘s one you’ll surely enjoy, organised by The Popular Front for Solidarity with the Chechen People and his increasingly nervous dog:
- Brown hands Mandelson Keys of Heaven
But perhaps Mandy should read Matthew before taking it as a compliment.
- Dutch beer joke
Re this, this: A gent from Grolsch is in a bar with colleagues from Heineken and Bavaria. The Heineken man orders a Heineken, the Bavaria man a Bavaria, and the Grolsch man a glass of urine. “Why don’t you get a Grolsch?” the others ask. “Well you’re not drinking beer either,” says the man from …