What a fly on the wall of a British journalist’s office saw and heard
“Argh!” exclaimed Chris McGreal, the Guardian’s Washington correspondent. “I’m, like, one line short!”
He continued, close to pulling his hair out: “Hmm. Urgh. Cripes! What the hell do I know about some seal-slaughtering Canadian vice-regal? I’m the Washington correspondent! Don’t I have better things to do?”
Finally, he exclaimed, “oh, sod it,” and filed this:
Jean, who as governor general is also chief scout of Canada, said the practices were part of a way of life.
And I’m glad that he did, because it really made me laugh.