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The Laws of being Tom

No. 31. The day prior to the sabbath is reserved for reading the Guardian and drinking coffee. Necessary activities such as house-hunting, setting up joint accounts and other essential administration are permitted, but only after the reading and coffee-drinking rituals have been properly observed. Going into work for the purpose of interviewing prospective students falls outside of the remit of necessary activities and should be frowned upon. Severely.

And via Eddie Campbell:

What seems to have happened is the staff who run the (Woolworths) Web site had never heard of Lolita, and to be honest no one else here had either,” a spokesman told newspapers.

“We had to look it up on (online encyclopaedia) Wikipedia.

Yes. I’m sure you did.

Now children, for your end of term employability essay, discuss the connections between a future career as a spokesperson for Woolworths and participating in a well rounded education at school. Extra credit will be given for inclusion of Heat or Closer in your analysis.

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  1. We’re all doomed. They’ll probably have to look up what that means too.

    Posted by mongo | February 2, 2008, 5:17 pm

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