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Quote of the day

Tuesday, 24 January 2012



“He’s so unpopular, if he became a funeral director people would stop dying.”



The late Tony Banks of John Major. An old quote, but one well capable of being dusted off. 


6 comments on “Quote of the day

  1. Kathryn Edwards

    Wednesday 25th January 2012 at 6:06 am

    ‘Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.’

    Mark Twain

  2. Groucho Marks, wasn't it, who said...?

    Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 8:56 pm

    I refuse to join a club that would consider the likes of me for membership.

  3. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 8:09 pm

    And Banks thinks Major was unpopular; how about Blair, with his £12M per annum income and his £0.3M tax payments? Very topical example of shameless greed and legal fiddling, I’d have thought.

  4. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 8:07 pm

    “I don’t know why the wife thinks I’ve got a down on her mother. I ask her round to ours every Christmas day. Next year, I might let her in.”

  5. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 7:28 pm

    Ah, Les. “There’s been no washing up done in this house since the dog died.”

  6. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 7:26 pm

    That reminds me: ‘My mother-in-law, if she was a pest controller, the mice would throw themselves on the traps’

    Copyright, the late great Les Dawson.

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