Monday 13 May 2002

New Boeing 747? - Only 300 Sixsmiths to you guv.

I liked the Ian Hislop quote over on Samizdata but what really made me laugh was Hislop's new term for £200,000 - a Sixsmith.

(Note for overseas readers: £200,000 was recently paid in compensation to Mr Sixsmith, a departing civil servant.)