Awesome, just awesomeDecember 23, 2010 Tim WorstallTrivia3 Comments Story here. previousIn which Julie Bindel becomes a feminist iconnextThe gift that just keeps on giving 3 thoughts on “Awesome, just awesome” dearieme December 23, 2010 at 4:16 pm Ancient, of course: known to me in boyhood, which was well before ’74. But a fine thing nonetheless. David Gillies December 23, 2010 at 7:00 pm The all-time winner has to be Arkell vs. Pressdram, in which some twit instructed his lawyers to write to Private Eye’s thus: We act for Mr Arkell who is Retail Credit Manager of Granada TV Rental Ltd. His attention has been drawn to an article appearing in the issue of Private Eye dated 9th April 1971 on page 4. The statements made about Mr Arkell are entirely untrue and clearly highly defamatory. We are therefore instructed to require from you immediately your proposals for dealing with the matter. Mr Arkell’s first concern is that there should be a full retraction at the earliest possible date in Private Eye and he will also want his costs paid. His attitude to damages will be governed by the nature of your reply. to which they received the immortal response: We acknowledge your letter of 29th April referring to Mr J. Arkell. We note that Mr Arkell’s attitude to damages will be governed by the nature of our reply and would therefore be grateful if you would inform us what his attitude to damages would be, were he to learn that the nature of our reply is as follows: fuck off. . Collapse of stout party. Eva December 25, 2010 at 9:30 am (^o^) Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.