Toynbee is an embarrassment to the Guardian’s great traditions.
She would chop down a tree and stand on the stump to make a speech about conservation.
Now, what is the poem that this reminds me of? Oh yes...
"So nat'ralists observe, a flea
Hath smaller fleas that on him prey,
And these have smaller fleas that bite 'em,
And so proceed ad infinitum."
Thank you, Jonathan Swift...
UPDATE: although it may have been overtaken by Frankie Boyle on this week's Mock The Week, talking about Gordon Brown.
Because... every other time that I've seen Gordon Brown smiling it looks like he's trying to shit a sea-urchin."
UPDATE 2: once again, Frankie Boyle in response to the suggestion "things you won't hear in a superhero movie".
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, whatever it is, it's headed right for the World Trade Centre.
Bad taste but...