Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Snatch Of Conversation.

My Mother:  (Looking up from the Daily fucking Telegraph) Can you explain about these "musketeer midwives"?

Me: (Deep breath) Hospital in Morecambe. Lots of deaths in the maternity unit. They're blaming the midwives. Couldn't blame the bosses, could they? That'd never do...

My Mother: I see (only she doesn't)

30 seconds elapses.

My Mother: What's this about musketeer midwives?

Me: They're blaming the midwives for deaths at a hospital in Morecambe. (Inspiration strikes) They're calling them musketeers bcause they're sticking together.

My Mother: I see...

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