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Friday, December 20, 2002
 
A STOMACH STRONGER THAN THE GASTROPOD'S? Silly season item#6153

Reader Rod is a man of rare intestinal fortitude. Not only could he read the entire column the Gastropod produced for last weekend's Australian, he also wants to follow his advice.

The Gastropod, with the insight we've come to expect of him, attributes all violence, from the cosmic level down, to dicks. And he wants all of us who are possessed of dicks to "beat them into ploughshares". That's alright for Adams, who like his Edenic namesake didn't know he had one until someone showed him.

Enough of that! But not for Rod, who wants to imagine the Gastropodian grub on the anvil, and with Carmenangoin and Margo Kingston going at it, hammer and tongs.

Well, Carmenangoin might just come at it, from feminist principle. Margo would want to visualise it.

Any more of this and Uncle will start murdering babies.