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17 December 2008 / Chris Williams
Issue: 4187 / Categories: Comment & Analysis
It’s all rubbish as usual, concludes CHRIS WILLIAMS

KEY POINTS

  • Tax credits to be paid to crocodiles.
  • Going forth to save the world.
  • Interesting work transport scheme.
  • The tax avoidance scheme lottery.

This year when I paid my annual pick-up call to Santa (as ever he delivers everything except his books and the cheque for his bill) I found him intently watching two reindeer performing a clumsy tango.

‘I didn’t know Rudolph’s second name was Nureyev’ I quipped ducking under a flying hoof.

‘Don’t be daft; they’re Dancer and Prancer’ the old man growled. ‘They’re our latest attraction. Did you see the sign outside?’

‘I did actually sounds a bit racy to me “Come to the Pole and take a look at our exotic Dancer!” Don’t the punters complain when they see the reality?’

‘Mostly they’re too embarrassed especially in...

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