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Monet For Old Rope

by | 2nd, October 2003

‘DO you like pictures? Hey, wait! Come back! Not THOSE kind of pictures! We are speaking here of art. You know, paintings.

‘Know what it is yet?’

There’s a nice one over there, with a pond full of water lilies. And there’s another lovely one, with a sunflower. And what about this one, with a vet operating on a little puppy.

Who’s that by? Is it Monet, or is it Turner? We can never remember the names. Ah, here it is, written on the back. Oh yes, Rolf Harris, of course.

We knew all along, actually, but you probably didn’t. That’s because, like most of the public, you are ignorant.

The Guardian reports that the Encyclopaedia Britannica has conducted a survey of our

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