You know what drives me mad? “Happy Christmas”. It’s been driving me a bit nuts for a while now. Surely it’s “Merry Christmas”? Cos otherwise how can you say, “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”? Google agrees with me: Merry Christmas (661,000 results) vs. Happy Christmas (183,000 results). So stop it, advertising wankers. Stop it TV people. Stop it, annoying card makers. Merry is better. It means drunk.
Anyway, I’m off to see the family today, so I would imagine posting will be even more sporadic than normal over the next week or so. I hope you all have a good time visiting family and stuff. I’ll be back online properly in a few scant days, no doubt busting at the seams with enthusiasm and turkey and ideas and vim. In the meantime, if you want to do something good in the world, why not donate to Oxfam US, Oxfam UK or to Stonewall. And if that’s all a bit worthy for you and you’ve enjoyed the guff I’ve pumped out over the last hundred years, then why not buy me a present or something. Best wishes… xx Tom