OT fwd (wicklow greens) grreeen protest very OT

Anna Skarzynska theania at freeuk.com
Wed May 23 05:48:06 EDT 2001


Ann Widdecombe rejoices in the nickname Doris Karloff over here. And the
Dead Ringers team (radio 4 comedy, merciless and hilarious, sort of audio
Spitting Image) do a brilliant spoof of her. Can't think of a fitting dwj
character. But Tony Blair/ uncle Ralph - yes!
Ania
----- Original Message -----
From: Ven <ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 1:31 AM
Subject: Re: OT fwd (wicklow greens) grreeen protest very OT


> Gili said
>
> > I agree completely, but just can't resist asking which of the Reigners
we
> > think Bush most resembles? And which DWJ character is Tony Blair. (I
know
> > he's Gilderoy Lockhart, but that's from Harry Potter!)
>
> I think it has to be Uncle Ralph. But nb the name snobbery is now
> inverted so, instead of Ralph pronounced the "posh way", we have
> Anthony "democratised to Tony.
>
> I can see a picture of Margaret Thatcher managing her poodles,
> sorry cabinet, the way Aunt Maria managed her circle and they
> certainly shared as similar lack of a sense of humor. How about a
> nomination for Anne Widecombe? For balance I'll mention a grown
> up Brid for Betty Boothroyd. For those in the US etc Betty
> Boothroyd is the former speaker frequently heard shouting "Order,
> Order!" and Anne Widecombe is pond life, oops thats not balanced
> at all, I mean she's the shadow home secretary and not well liked.
> Ven,
>
>
> If all the good people were clever,
> And all clever people were good,
> The world would be nicer than ever
> We thought that it possibly could.
>
> Dame Elizabeth Wordsworth, Good and Clever 1990
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