“The next minute it was the lunch that was doing the talking, as the island’s lawmakers hurled rice, meat, vegetables and even hard-boiled eggs across the room.” (BBC)
“The federal government would ensure Telstra remained in majority Australian ownership should a full sale take place, Treasurer Peter Costello said.” (n.c.a)
In domestic news, I bought toilet paper the other day. The slogan is “puppies on a roll”, which I find deeply disturbing. I don’t know whether it’s the idea of puppies going almost up your bum, or wiping poo on puppies that is more wrong.
“You have to remember that as an employee, you don’t have total free speech anymore,” he said.” (BBC)
That’s one very embarrassed satanist, then.
“Satanic sailor a lovely boy: mum
her Devil-worshipping son is a sweet and loving man who used to accompany her to church.” (n.c.a)
“Our opponents have dredged up this kind of thing every time Bush has run for office,” Bush campaign strategist Matthew Dowd said. “We’ve faced down widely reported, fully researched, carefully documented accounts of Bush’s alcoholism, drug use, private-sector business failings, ignorance in matters of state, smug arrogance, and general self-serving lackadaisical behavior. So I’m hardly worried. An overwhelming mass of published information like this has never stopped Americans from voting for him before.” Hopefully the Onion doesn’t speak the truth.
“Veteran BBC broadcaster John Peel has died at the age of 65, while on holiday in Peru.” (BBC)
“The move will mean that he will now be allowed to perform Satanic rituals on board the vessel.” (BBC)
“Archaeologists in Germany say they may have found a lavatory where Martin Luther launched the Reformation of the Christian church in the 16th Century.
The scholar suffered from constipation and spent many hours in contemplation on the toilet seat.” (bbc)