• Songs to lift the spirits in hard times | Brief letters

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The 12 Days of Christmas, Brexit version | Steve Bell | Manchester Guardian | Throwing stuff away | Gravy surcharge If Brexit news seems too depressing, I suggest that we Guardian readers try to cheer ourselves up by offering adaptations of traditional Christmas songs to reflect the voters' mood. Here's one, with thanks to my friend Trevor in Leeds: “On the 12th day of Brexit the PM gave to me, 12 hopes-a-dashing, 11 Mays-a-bottling, 10 Arlenes shouting, 9 Moggs a-mugging, 8 Goves a-gurning, 7 BoJos-bonking, 6 DDs ducking, 5 backstop threats, 4 weasel words, 3 huge fibs, 2 downright lies...
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