Mudcat Café message #4002841 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #165570   Message #4002841
Posted By: Steve Shaw
31-Jul-19 - 04:14 PM
Thread Name: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Subject: RE: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
"I detect a clutching of straws!"

It's clutching AT straws, old chap. Even Mr Staines wouldn't have made that elemental mistake. And the straws in question are not, as you appear to suppose, drinking straws, but straws of the dried grassy variety. Tsk. He's going to be very cross with you...