I have a Grandfather Clock that is so old the shadow of the pendulum has worn a hole in the back of the clock.
This statement won first prize in a Liars Club many years ago, but if you want to hear one better than that just ask the transport department of any county council if they are using the motorist as a cash cow.
One Notts County Councillor informed me that since the speed bumps had been introduced to the Manton area the accident rate had gone down twenty percent.
It would be unfair to call them liars, let’s just say that they manipulate the truth better than a Japanese whaler. Or am I being a tad cynical?