Byline: KAYE ADAMS
You might find tap-dancing dogs standing for Parliament in other parts of the paper today but you won't find them here.
I peaked on April Fool's Day April Fool's Day or All Fool's Day, holiday of uncertain origin, known for practical joking and celebrated on the first of April. Prior to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1564, the date was observed as New Year's Day by cultures as 1992 and have never taken any notice of it since. Back then, we were recording the latelamented Scottish Women programme on April 1 and thought we'd do a spoof show.
Only a handful of people knew that the bloke who voluntarily had a tracking device implanted in his ankle so his wife would know where he was at all times was, in fact, an actor.
The grand denouement de·noue·ment also dé·noue·ment
a. The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrative plot.
b. was a demented woman leaping down the stairs Adv. 1. down the stairs - on a floor below; "the tenants live downstairs"
downstairs, on a lower floor, below to accuse me of sleeping with her husband.
We all thought it was the funniest thing ever but sadly the bosses didn't and they wouldn't let us put it out in for fear of causing offence. Well, you know folk can be funny about jokes on April Fool's Day.