“One Roast-Chicken-Dinner-For-One,” says Mrs Jones.
“One Roast Chicken-Dinner-For-One,” says Clark-from-Sainsbury’s-telephone-ordering-service.
“Eight bananas,” says Mrs Jones. “As green as possible.”
“Eight bananas,” says Clark. “This is my first day.”
“Well, you’re doing very well,” says Mrs Jones. “Eight easy-peelers.”
“Eight easy-peelers. Anything else?”
“No, that’s it. Thursday afternoon delivery as usual?”
So, if you’re short of a green banana or an easy- peeler, pop round to see Mrs Jones. She has eight kilos of each.
Julius Caesar at the new Bridge Theatre last night. Phenomenal; awe-inspiring; brilliant. And London in the snow, looking for all the world like a Richard Curtis movie.