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Rat&#39s the way to the do it

One reads with disgust but total belief that the controlling Taliban have suggested that harassing IFAs is as easy as shooting rats in a barrel.

Now, rats are very intelligent creatures and make wonderful pets.

To be awarded the Order of Water Rats is the highest accolade that can be bestowed on those in showbusiness.

Members of the Eighth Army wore the symbol of the desert rat with pride. So how about a motif of the barrel rat which all IFAs can put on their letterheads. Any artists among us?

One message for the bureaurats. It was not the rats that spread the plague – it was the nasty parasitic fleas on their backs.

David Bowen-Jones

Hartham Financial Services,

Corsham,

Wiltshire

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