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Swear by it

Astragal enjoys nothing more than settling down in the television room with a generous glass of Scotch, a pipeful of Old Shag, and a DVD of The Thick of It, the BBC political satire which is currently tickling his funnybone. Being a rather base sort of humorist, one of the things Astragal finds most amusing about the show is the prolific level of hugely imaginative swearing. This being a family blog, Astragal is hesitant to repeat some of the more glittering examples… But those who ...

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