Satire

Sausage Life

The column which thinks Christmas should be not seen and not heard READER: I will ignore that shallow humbuggery, I’m looking forward to it. Are you having Christmas dinner at home this year? MYSELF: Christmas dinner in? Are you mad?…
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Sausage Life!

The column which avoids metaphor because when you are trying to sell someone a rudderless ship, it’s best not to mention the leaky lifeboats READER: Black Friday! I’m so excited! MYSELF: I imagine you are. What kind of bargain are…
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Sausage Life!

The column that maintains that any resemblance between it and real life is purely coincidental READER:  Isn’t it great that the new Doctor Who is a woman? MYSELF:  Yes, in the same way I think it is great that Popeye’s…
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Politikal Pokes

Opinionated jabs for the pointy-fingered By Lobbytroll PEER PRESSURE On our letters page you can read, if you have the time, a long impassioned plea to “talk up the pier” from Lord (sic) Brett McLean. In it he implores us…
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Sausage Life!

By Bird Guano The column which frequently looks at gift horses, but not necessarily in the mouth MYSELF: Have you ever had PPI? READER: As a matter of fact I have. A particularly bad strain as it happens, which tends…
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Sausage Life!

The column whose terms apply but not its conditions MYSELF: My first is in peanuts but not in custard… READER: Oh I love these brain teasers. MYSELF: I know. My second isin Spain but not in READER: Not in algebra?…
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