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Animal tragic

A caricaturist at the Headline Money party impressed an MM hack so much with his sketches of fellow journos that she agreed to be a subject for one of his cartoons.

But the rather unattractive picture he produced looked nothing like the hack – or so everyone said.

Embarrassingly, the caricaturist had chosen to portray her as an animal, resurrecting a nickname from her school days.

The drawing was left discreetly on a table at the party and hopefully destroyed by someone later.

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