Well, none of you expect much in the way of originality from this blog having grown used to a steady diet of purloined gems from OPBs (Other People's Blogs). But this time you may be more sympathetic because I have actually nicked this item from a lawyer's blog - so that can't be all wrong, m' Lud, can it? The victim of my crime is the very fierce Anna Raccoon in that she actually owns the blog concerned but she has a plethora of contributing writers and this particular item was dreamt up by 'Sadbutmadlad', a witty fellow and one of her regulars.
He is concerned over the decision as to whose portrait should adorn the new £10 note. Currently Charles Darwin occupies this spot but apparently there are moves afoot to replace him with Alan Turing. He, of course, deserves any number of honorifics for his scientific achievements but in this one catches the whiff (the perfume?) of homosexual rights agitation. If you wish to discuss that you may but 'Sadbutmadlad' offers an alternative and rather more intriguing game to play. He imagines a toilet roll upon which the portrait of anyone you choose may be imprinted on each and every sheet. Easy-peasy, you think as you remind yourself of exactly who is in the cabinet, or the shadow cabinet, depending on the colour of your politics. But here is where the 'Sadbutmadlad', and also dead crafty lad, slips in a tricky rule: no politicians allowed! So, here you go:
You are allowed several goes if further names occur but beware the predicament of the man using the bathroom in a friend's house who, when turning to reach for the toilet roll, finds this and nothing else: