Love, written

“The feature spoke of this and that position — and I am not talking about positions during a football game or the Middle East position.”

– Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia, regarding a “distasteful” expose on teen sex that appeared in the local Weekend Mail newspaper

“Obnoxious, drunkard uncle for hire (62). Belches the national anthem in three octaves, scratches inappropriately and is seemingly never satisfied by your very best efforts. Is dinner ready yet – and if not, why not? December will be magic again at Box no. 5610.”

– one of the bizarre personal ads that has appeared in the London Review of Books magazine

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