Bon mots de nos jour, matey

Saturday, October 18th, 2003

Phone conversation this evening:
Caller: Age Concern!
Me: Are you?
Caller: Age Concern!
Me: Are you?
Caller: Age Concern?
Me: I'm not – are you?
Caller: I have a wrong number. *rings off*

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Clement Freud on Have I Got News For You this week, talking about the Betsy Duncan Smith 'scandal': “When I was an MP it was the custom to pay our secretaries and sleep with our wives. I feel any deviation from this is dangerous.”

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Alleged statement by a Nintendo executive defending video games back in 1989: “Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.”

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