We're taking a bit of a breather while the world rearranges its underpants. Meanwhile, the other blog is here.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Staff room conversation:

"I've not seen you for a bit, Maudie. How was your holiday?"

"Very nice. We went to London for a few days."

"Oh, very good. Stay at the Dorchester did you?"

"No... Mind you, I did once went to the Dorchester. To use the loo."

"Did you have to wear your white gloves?"

"Oh no, they've got paper these days."


Lavinia said...


Gadjo Dilo said...


And I imagine in the old days they had pages ripped out from The Lady and Country Living on a hook in the toilets for customers' use.

The Dotterel said...

But the lavatory-attendant wears them, doesn't she?

Pearl said...


I'm going to have to pass that along -- silliest thing I've heard today.