Flibbertigibbet News

The Truth about Goats

Cabinet papers reveal Thatcher ‘hoarded’ biscuits


While reports that the then-PM Margaret Thatcher spent the 80s demonizing mineworkers, the real shock has been the leaked accounts of her unsavoury management of cabinet meetings. Not only did she insist on the ‘pick of’ the custard creams, she would regularly ‘yawn’ during AOB and draw unfeasibly large penises all over the Minutes.

Minutes refer to Thatcher 'downing' ten cups of tea in one sitting

Minutes refer to Thatcher ‘downing’ ten cups of tea in one sitting

Ignoring meeting protocols, Mrs Thatcher often fabricated verbatim conversations with the lyrics from Glibert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. She would also laughingly give apologies for absence for ‘scruples’. ’empathy’ and ‘that loser, Heath’. Such was her disdain for informal notes, she was once caught re-editing Hillsborough reports with the melted end of a chocolate hobnob.

Meetings would habitually over-run while the Prime Minister sent out for ‘more ginger nuts’. Cabinet papers show that Geoffrey Howe was frequently bullied and forced to sit wearing only his underwear ‘every time there was a pit closure’. While regular agenda items included ‘hiding Michael Heseltine’s pen’, ‘laughing at northerners’ and something obliquely referred to ‘Cecil and the soggy biscuit game’.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Prize Winners

Our readers described Flibbertigibbet News as ..."only slightly less accurate than the Daily Mail"(Dizzychick84) ..."clearly under-appreciated" (Sean Smithson)..."Half man, half goat. All Comedy"(JizzOSmith)..."the best reason for smirking at work" (DavidHollands) and ..."clearly an elaborate internet phishing scam!"(XangChek12)

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive FREE notifications of new posts by email.

Join 541 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 34,088 fumbles

Follow Wrenfoe on Twitter

By

Award Winning

Reader Review

"It takes a sick and yet highly evolved mind to fully grasp the sophistication of your humor. I tried to explain this to my wife, who thought I was having convulsions as I lay on the floor laughing." (Mike Lince)

Flib Zealots

Reformation (play script)

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2014

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2013

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2015

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2016

%d bloggers like this: