Cole Parker Posted August 13, 2011 Report Share Posted August 13, 2011 An Iron Law of British Newspaper Stories There are several unacknowledged iron laws for the British newspapers. Exam results are alwaus accompanied by pictures of photogenic young women jumping in delight. Reporters always “make their excuses and leave” rather than partake of the sexual delights or perversions they are reporting are available. “Sheep stranded on roof in Wales rescued by firemen Stories that involve sheep always take place in Wales*. Or to or by a Welshman. If it’s about sheep and doesn’t involve Wales or the Welsh it’s not a story. *Note that for these purposes New Zealand is part of Wales Any comments by our Brit friends of the site? C Quote Link to comment
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