” In Bangalore, a senior police official has been writing letters to himself for over two months. On 1 July, Bhaskar Rao, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Karnataka Police’s Internal Security Division (ISD) was given the additional charge of the Training Department. Ever since, whenever interaction between the two departments is required, Rao writes an official letter to himself in the other department.
His two offices are located in different parts of the city, the ISD office on Richmond Road and the Training Department on Palace Road. After Rao writes a letter to himself as IGP, ISD, he visits his Palace Road office to respond to it.”
In one scene Nathan Rothschild, of the legendary financial family, is hard at work at his desk in London. A peer of the realm is brought in. Rothschild, intent on his ledgers, invites him to take a seat. Offended, the visitor blusters about his high standing. “Take two seats,” Rothschild says.
London: A new study has revealed that women prefer to date men, who can make them laugh owing to evolutionary differences hardwired into their brains.
“On page 45 of Paying For It Chester Brown’s graphic memoir—in the sense of a graphic novel, not in the sense of being explicit, though it is also sometimes that—about paying for sex, there is a cloud of grey dots where a “condommed” penis should be.
But on the four occasions in the book that Brown chooses to zoom in on those parts—his own—they appear pixelated almost beyond recognition.”
The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie’s 2007 story of a Native American who transfers to an all-white school, includes the following passage: “And if God hadn’t wanted us to masturbate, then God wouldn’t have given us thumbs. So I thank God for my thumbs.”
London mayor Boris Johnson unveils Katharina Fritsch’s Hahn/Cock, the latest artwork to fill square’s empty plinth.
“He has a perpetual magic wand and nobody’s given him a spanking yet and taken it out of his hand,” she said, as if the president was a small child in need of mothering.
“Well, of course he’s going to [pass immigration], unless we pinch his ears back,” she said. “The way we spank the president is to do it through the checkbook.”