"If there was a war," say John and Renee Dolan, "American bombers could drop our holes on military runways and roads in Iraq." Or they suggest lighting a flame in a nice one to serve as the tomb of the unknown cyclist. "Line them with banana leaves," Susan Tomes recommends, "fill with tasty culinary ingredients, cover in ashes and the dish will be cooked by the heat of the traffic. Then serve in holefood restaurants."
"Put them in the garden to get rid of the anti-holes left by moles," says Cilla Bell. "Turn them upside down so they are clearly visible to drivers," says RJ Pickles. Mike Gifford wants to collect 18 of them for a golf course, then drop in at the 19th for a quick one. Failing that he thinks bishops could fill them as a holy duty.
Frank Hubert writes: Having lived in Stevenage since 1954, I have noticed there have always been holes in the ground which I always believed was due to the local council trying to conceal the fact that there was not enough soil so they simply moved the hole around in the hope that no one would notice.
If Len Clarke knew what Sian Cole wants to do in a hole, he would never have suggested putting her in one and selling it as a Cole-hole. Bruce Birchall wants to use them to weigh holograms or practise holistic medicine. "For trainee dentists to practise on," suggests Peter Thomas.
We're out of space again. Prizes to: Fred Stubbs, Roy Herivel and Susan Tomes. Next week, exciting things to do with bulldozers.
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