Tuesday 26 September 2017

'That's my boy'

•Dinner time in one of our beloved opulent ministers' mansions. "Daddy what will I be when I grow up?" Minister puts down his copy of 'The Beano' to explain: "Well I'm glad you asked me that question, my boy. And in due course I will address this issue, with the full support of my colleagues in Cabinet, we are determined that all available resources will be made available at your disposal in order to ensure the smooth transfer of your transition from minor to eligible voting member of society. Furthermore, may I take this opportunity to congratulate you and wish you well in all future endeavours."

Poor little Minister Junior looks up at daddy in bewilderment. "Daddy, please! English! You are not on telly till you finish your six months' summer holidays."

"Sorry, son. Thought you were Charlie Bird chirping at me.

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