"Earlier, Peter Jay, the son-in-law of the then prime minister Jim Callaghan, had said that Callaghan saw himself as Moses, leading his people after long travails into the promised land.
It was a silly thing to say, and Thatcher's people seized on it.They wrote a line for her party conference speech: "My message to Moses is: 'Keep taking the tablets.'"
But she didn't get the joke and tried to change it to "Keep taking the pills!"
Only after it was carefully explained to her did she agree to the proper version."
tirsdag 15. november 2011
Steve Jobs at the pearly gates
... og - apropos ordet "tablet" - hvorfor ikke dra en reprise på et tidligere blogginnlegg, der Margareth Thatcher sliter litt med et ordspill over det samme ordet: