Forgive me

But Lord Mandelson has just had an operation on his prostate on Praed Street?

This will mean nothing to those who have not heard of Tom Driberg but still….forgive me for it did cause a snigger.

3 thoughts on “Forgive me”

  1. Brian, follower of Deornoth

    I have heard of Tom Driberg (I believe Churchill said that he ‘brought sodomy into disrepute’). But I don’t understand the joke.

    I know they aren’t as funny when you have to explain them, but perhaps you could enlighten me…

  2. The quip by Evelyn Waugh about Randolph Churchill is being recycled: “It was a typical triumph of modern science to find the only part of Randolph that was not malignant and remove it.”

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