Daily Mail

Straight to the POINT


ANYONE who resents funding the NHS should consider what they would have to pay for private healthcare.

JANET PRINCE, Bournemout­h. POLITICAL parties shouldn’t bother with manifestos, which express aspiration­s that are often unachievab­le, so are worthless.

REX BOURNE, Leiston, Suffolk. BORED soldiers with nothing to do are turning to drugs (Mail). Get them to deliver flu jabs held up by the lorry driver shortage.

Mrs WENDY COOKE, Seaton, Devon. ANOTHER comedy pairing (Letters) are Michael Crawford’s Frank Spencer and Gavin Williamson. You can almost hear the Education Secretary saying: ‘Ooh, Betty!’

C. GOUGH, Burton on Trent, Staffs. ‘AND the Ant and Dec Award for being Ant and Dec goes to . . .’

BOB PHILLIPS, Southampto­n. CAN Tipping Point’s Ben Shephard desist from using the horrid Americanis­m ‘snuck’. VICKI SEYMOUR, Malmesbury, Wilts. THE secret to a successful marriage isn’t wearing make-up all the time (Femail). You can always turn the light out. R. J. CLARK, Cheltenham, Glos. BBC subtitles for a parliament­ary vote: ‘eyes’ and ‘nose’ instead of ‘ayes’ and ‘nos’! BRENDA GOODEVE, New Milton, Hants. WINSTON CHURCHILL got round the ban on calling an MP a liar in the House of Commons by coining ‘terminolog­ical inexactitu­de’. RAY BULLOCK, West Lynn, Norfolk. FOR permission to copy cuttings for internal management and informatio­n purposes, please contact the Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA), PO Box 101, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1WX. Tel: 01892 525273. e-mail: copy@nla.co.uk

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