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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Buffeted by fate

Maudie's been asked to check the availability of the community room for a section of the council that's been irritating us greatly. She is delighted to find that it's already been booked.

"That's the day of T.Aldous' buffet lunch."


WHAT?

"What buffet lunch?"

"Haven't you heard about it? I thought everybody had heard about it."

"Why are we having a buffet lunch for him at the end of April?"

"It might be his last day at work."

6 comments:

Jimmy Bastard said...

Sweet Mary and Joseph... not THE T. Aldous fae Aldous & Aldous of Helminthdale?

For the love of god, what a coincidence.

Pat said...

Then again...

Gadjo Dilo said...

Call it a "movable feast", Kev: Saint Aldous' day is not fixed to a particular day of the calendar year, and maybe not to just the one.

syncopated eyeball said...

Ha ha ha ha ha ha! Oh. Sorry, Kevin.

nursemyra said...

Is it Groundhog Day?

Kevin Musgrove said...

Jimmy: it could be part of a Grand Design

Pat: not even in jest!

Gadjo: and not just the one year...

eyeball: you shouldn't mock the afflicted

nursemyra: I'm beginning to get an awful feeling it might be