Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:20 pm Post subject: Man Plays with Ball
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Man Plays with Ball
By Phil Space
A man of Pakistani origin has been seen fiddling with a ball.
The nation is shocked and outraged. Never before has such
a terrible and immoral act taken place on the shores of Britain.
Cheating, unknown in this glorious game for centuries has been
thrust upon the game in a most nefarious manner. John Reid has issued
the following statement, "We will catch ball fiddlers wherever they lurk,
ball fiddling is a massive threat to national security." The....
(Continued with computer graphics illustrating the ball fiddling on pages 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 - Pages 17-18 War in Middle East)
Don't be ridiculous. These days even the broadsheets don't get to War in the Middle East before page 28, after more important sections such as "Wellbeing", "Style", "Coleen McLaughlin's fake tan" and "what Cherie Blair is reading on holiday".