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WW3 and The Civil Service

Old 15th Oct 2021, 12:51
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WW3 and The Civil Service

Sir Humphrey is down at the Givernment Archives researching plans for WW3 and has come across this gem.

I can just imagine Sir Humphrey Appleby receiving Bernard’s draft for the minister and coaching him on how to reword it…..

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Old 15th Oct 2021, 13:12
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Ermmm... Link? ahh found it, Twitter links do not show unless i quote the post for some strange reason.
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Old 15th Oct 2021, 13:21
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Both of the above blue underlined links appear to work
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Notwithstanding the HIG which were liberally strategically located around this great island of ours which the MoD knew about.
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A load of balls

Minister writes side note on memo ‘Spherical objects’
Later, Sir Humphrey enquires; ‘who is Spherical, and to what does he object?’

Use a small bothy between Gare Lock and Lock Long.
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Remember to store the artworks upside down. That way you can have a final look as you're kissing your harris goodbye!

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Old 15th Oct 2021, 14:56
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Minister writes side note on memo ‘Spherical objects’
Later, Sir Humphrey enquires; ‘who is Spherical, and to what does he object?’

Use a small bothy between Gare Lock and Lock Long.
That is apparently from a story about Churchill towards the end of the War - he wrote 'Round objects' in the margin of a memo, only to be asked by an aide who Round was and why did he object?

I read it here on PPRuNe.
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My dad, a life long civil servant, would have loved that!
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