Scene in Newsagents this morning:
Irascible Old Gent: 'What happened to the Guardian yesterday?
Newsagent 'Not published on Boxing Day'
IOG ' Was last year'
Second IOG 'No it wasn't. (Aside re IOG) We had this conversation a year ago'
IOG (aside re SIOG)) 'Marbles going...anyhow have you my Guardian today?'
Newsagent ' Yes' starts to hand it over
IOG 'You can keep it. Pinko rag. Lot of layabouts taking two days for Christmas' Exits
SIOG 'Marbles Gone'
Labels: The Guardian