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oh so true ………….. your ‘Yes Minister’ giggle for the day

oh so true ………….. your ‘Yes Minister’ giggle for the day

‘Yes Minister’

Sir Humphrey: You’re normally so good at blurring the issue.
Jim Hacker :     At what?
Sir Humphrey: You have a considerable talent for making things unintelligible, Minister.
Jim Hacker :     I beg your pardon.
Sir Humphrey: No, no I mean that as a compliment, I assure you. Blurring issues is one of the basic Ministerial skills.
Jim Hacker:      Oh, what are the others?
Sir Humphrey: Delaying decisions, dodging questions, juggling figures, bending facts and concealing errors.

Sir Humphrey: Minister I think there is something that perhaps you ought to know.
Jim:                  Yes Humphrey.
Sir Humphrey: The identity of the official whose alleged responsibility for this hypothetical oversight has been the subject of recent discussion, is, not shrouded in quite such impenetrable obscurity as certain previous disclosures may have led you to assume, but not to put too fine a point on it, the individual in question is, it may surprise you to learn, one whose present interlocutor, is in the habit of defining by means of the perpendicular pronoun.
Jim: Beg your pardon.
Sir Humphrey: It was I.

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