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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"From The World Turned Upside Down or No News and Strange News."
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Published byDaily Telegraph
Date13 Jun 1996
FormatPhotocopy
Embedded text or transcriptTo see a man get a boat, is no news: But to see a man jump down his throat is strange indeed.
Policy of non-cooperation
If once I get my legs in as far as my knees, The rest will slip down with a great deal of ease.
To see a lady drinking tea, is no news. But to see a bird shoot a man in a tree is strange indeed.
Tory backbenchers
First of all I'll shoot this clown And then I'll bring his bow wow down.
To see a boy swim in a brook, is no news. But to see a fish catch a man with a hook is strange indeed.
Euro fishing quotas
'Spare me good Mr. Fish, I didn't molest you' 'I'll spare you no longer than till I dress you."
To see a cat steal milk from a pan is no news. But to see a buck hunting a man, is strange indeed.
Brussels
Hark forward, Huzza, he can't get away: And he's not buck enough to stand at bay.
Person DepictedMajor; John (1943-)
Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)
Implied textPoetry.
SubjectsConservative Party
Resemblance
poetry
European Union
back-benchers
fishing policy
Chancellor of the Exchequer
angling
internal conflict
prime ministers
blood sports
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
GenreMetaphor. Parody.
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GB/BCA/2367Major; John (1943-)1943-   
GB/BCA/2380Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)1940-   
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