Views And Reviews

Silly season

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6951.415a (Published 06 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:415
  1. I Robertson

    Has anyone noticed what has happened since they dug that hole under the Channel? I think that the French must have stuck a giant hairdryer down the vent in Calais. Scabby dogs are lounging in the dust on Cambridge streets as if it were a Mexican ghost town. Each pub is dark and empty save for the odd molecular biologist with a ruined face slumped against the bar. The fellows of Trinity College have even abandoned their trench coats.

    Our continental counionists must also have been busy sprinkling special viruses on to the hairdryer: each time Italy played …

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