Thursday, 17 July 2008


Read this last night and couldn't stop laughing. It's probably a well known story that most of you will have heard before, but for those of you who haven't...

From The Blair Years - The Alastair Campbell Diaries

"Madrid NATO summit...
...There was a bizarre scene during the break, in the Gents. Several leaders, including Clinton, TB, (Romano) Prodi (Prime Minister of Italy), Kok and Khol, were all having a pee in a row of stand-up urinals. Clinton turned around and said 'Isn't this the greatest picture that was never taken?' TB told him the story of the time Churchill moved away from Attlee while they were peeing together. Attlee looked hurt. Churchill explained: 'Every time you see something big you want to nationalise it.' "

Ah, even greats such as Churchill couldn't hold back on a good 'big nob' gag.

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