The twenty-first of February, 2011: you have to say it in Scottish

Q: What’s the difference between Mickey Mouse and the man who created him?

A: Mickey Mouse got big ears and Walt Disney.

Anthony Burgess was indebted to Professor Roger Lass for that joke. I am indebted to Anthony Burgess for it (A Mouthful of Air, again (Vintage, 1993)). Laugh, or don’t laugh, as you please.

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