Thursday, February 7, 2008
"i asked for Nelson's statue. what is this? It looks like bloody Napoleon."
"French artists sir. They say Napoleon is very hip right now, sir."
"french artists? Nelson died defeating the damn French!!!"
"cheap sir. very cheap. and french artists... you know... le art."
"le art. le napoleon. and no le nelson. where le bloody hell is le bloody nelson?"
"sir. if i may. what if we put it on a 151 ft tall thing? nobody would notice it, sir.
unless they have a very long neck. sir!"
"and we could call it... mmm... nelson's column. sounds... proud. sir."