baltimoresun.com

« More on 'disenfranchised' | Main | A concrete explanation »

Surely you jest: Disraeli's dinner

Posted by John McIntyre at 8:55 AM | | Comments (4)
        

Comments

Sponsorship! You're a revenue source, Mr McIntyre.

That was a true 30 second LOL

(Okay, the worst part is that after writing this I re-told the punchline, in my head, and again LOL'd. I think I've been inside too long.)

Thanks for sharing. I just got broadband at home, and this made it worthwhile!

Wonderful! I thought the punchline would be something along the lines of "Oh no, we're not starting over are we?"

For background music you could have played Queen Victoria's Torch Song: Won't You Come Home, Disraeli."

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

Verification (needed to reduce spam):

About John McIntyre
John McIntyre, mild-mannered editor for a great metropolitan newspaper, has fussed over writers’ work, to sporadic expressions of gratitude, for thirty years. He is The Sun’s night content production manager and former head of its copy desk. He also teaches editing at Loyola University Maryland. A former president of the American Copy Editors Society, a native of Kentucky, a graduate of Michigan State and Syracuse, and a moderate prescriptivist, he writes about language, journalism, and arbitrarily chosen topics. If you are inspired by a spirit of contradiction, comment on the posts or write to him at john.mcintyre@baltsun.com.
Baltimore Sun Facebook page
-- ADVERTISEMENT --

Most Recent Comments
Sign up for FREE local news alerts
Get free Sun alerts sent to your mobile phone.*
Get free Baltimore Sun mobile alerts
Sign up for local news text alerts

Returning user? Update preferences.
Sign up for more Sun text alerts
*Standard message and data rates apply. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.
Stay connected