Thursday, 19 June 2014


In almost 4,000 posts it's a first appearance on Raedwald for the Guardian's Suzanne Moore. There are not many things that make me roar with laughter at 5.15 in the morning, but this was one;
Slugs are hermaphrodites who encircle each other, exchange sperm through their protruded genitalia and then lay eggs. Often during this ritual one slug's corkscrew-like penis gets entangled so the other one has to chew it off. This is called apophallation. You're welcome.This process comes to mind when I hear about the way the political class continues to reproduce itself.
"Was that the Division bell?"


Gordon the Fence Post Tortoise said...

Crikey - Ms Moore's piece is quite a corker- any more like that and she'll end up in the Melanie Phillips fan club.

Ian Hills said...

Thank God Ms Moore's change of life is over. Very good piece.

mikebravo said...

Which one of those 2 slugs is Mrs Balls?

G. Tingey said...

As an allotment-holder, when I find this sort of thing going on - I stand on them.
When will the voters learn to do the same thing?