Kid with a nose for trouble seems doomed to grow up to become a Labour or Green supporter

December 10, 2011

The nose doesn't need batteries to get it going.


Uh, oh.

Alf suspects moves are afoot to have button batteries made bigger, so kids won’t stick them up their noses.

The batteries might no longer fit into the watches and other electronic equipment for which they are intended, after the regulators have done their thing. But kids with an urge to stick things up their snozzes need protecting from their stupid selves – eh?

Alf long ago had his swimming pool filled in, rather than face the expense of meeting the mollycoddling demands of the authorities to fence them against children with an inclination to wander into trouble.

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