Letters: In Brief
Thursday 03 September 1998
Sir: I can honestly say that I have never in all my 68 years been rendered so open-mouthed with indignation as I was at the statement (After Diana, 28 August), that the Queen - who I believe is the richest woman in the world - is to ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for even more of our money, through the Civil List, to promote some kind of PR job for herself and her kin.
Is there no limit to this woman's ignorance of the people she is supposed to represent and the reactions such outrageous conduct is likely to arouse?
Sir: Pandora (1 September) believes that the full refund offered by Selnas in the event of their baby sex-selection method failing to give the desired results is evidence of "impressive corporate confidence".
I too would be confident if pure chance ensured that 50 per cent of my customers would be satisfied, regardless of whether my product worked or not.
Seattle, Washington, USA
Arts & Ents blogs
Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Lady Gaga attacked by Noel Gallagher in 2013 music rant
Sir Elton John lashes out at Russia’s anti-gay laws in Moscow show
Doctor Who Christmas special 2013: New pictures released of Matt Smith's finale
Grace Dent on TV: Imagine – Who’s Afraid of Machiavelli?
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail
- < Previous
- Next >