|Take cover, chaps|
It is difficult to gather exactly what it is that women are blowing off about this time, according to researchers - but the gist of it seems to be that, whatever it is, men seem to be the cause of it as usual.
“I heard something about Ken Clarke, I think,” said a man in Bury St Edmunds, who had taken refuge in his shed. “Apparently he writes about everything from a male perspective. Or was it Philip Roth letting all the rapists out of prison? God knows. I just said ‘I’m sure you’re right, dear,’ and decided it was probably a good time to do a bit of potting until EastEnders shuts her up for five minutes.”
A woman whose jaw was flapping nineteen to the dozen went, “Drip, drip, drip.”