Fred says never use the same joke twice. I think he’s wrong. And a hypocrite, as he’s forever telling the one he made up about the shoes you can eat. (A pear, I know, awful.) Laurel and Hardy use the same jokes zillions of times. All comedians do, otherwise they’d run out.
Also, I happen to know, as do all her friends and acquaintances, that Tabby’s Bank of Awful Faces has as yet been far from exploited. We know because we have had to suffer those faces since the day she was born. Might as well make the most of them now that we have found a use for them. She started young you know. We have no photos of her as a baby that do not have ‘the grin’ in them.
With this in mind, I will tell you about the sad fate of Gwanny’s tapioca pudding. She was given the recipe by a very old Chinese lady who told her to stir coconut milk into it. Gwanny thinks it has healing powers, so on the scan day she sent me off with a jar of it for our supper. Really asking for it, she is, as she knows we all loathe it with a passion.
The consistency is gloopy but you can still make out each individual sperm. Honestly, you couldn’t create something more revolting if you tried. So, here we go: