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Byline: BY PAT ROLLER

THINGS can only get better ... surely.

Political slogans don't always trip off the tongue, but David Cameron's famous "hug-a-hoodie" line certainly struck a chord. So much so, it's inspired an erotic movie from female porn director Anna Span.

Hug A Hoodie, out on DVD this week and available at your local Ann Summers, is described as an "urban film for women who can't resist a bad boy".

This could be the start of something big, so to speak. The porn makers won't be slow to twig that you can get a blue movie off the bottom shelf by giving it a political-sounding title.

Older readers might be tempted by You've Never Had It So Good. A Short, Sharp Shock may score among certain elements.

And the Tories' slogan for the last General Election could be in line for the treatment. We wouldn't be at all surprised to learn that Anna Span's next work will be Are You Thinking What We're Thinking (Nudge, Nudge)?

Now, excuse us we while get back to work on our screenplay for It's Scotland's Baby Oil.

AROUND of applause, please, for Jodie Marsh. The actress ...no that's wrong, supermodel ...wrong again, TV presenter ...nah, best make it celebrity, has come in for some stick in this column before, merely because we have never been able to fathom exactly how she manages to make a fortune out of being famous for no reason. But she is doing a very nice thing.

To be precise, she is selling off 20 bin bags full of her outfits to raise funds for a hospice in her home town of Brentwood, Essex.

Fair play to her, that is extremely generous ...after all, if they're full,20 bin bags will probably hold at least 4000 of her dresses.

In fact, make that 4020, since she would probably have worn the bin bags as well. Well done, girl.

WE were interested to read in yesterday's Record about the boffins at Bath University who are working on technology that could mean beer cans displaying football results. Fans of East Stirlingshire will soon be dreading the Tennent's Sixes.

ARAIL company in Russia is offering lovebirds the chance to get married on a special train. You take your vows in the onboard chapel and there is also a reception carriage, an entertainments carriage, two restaurant cars with room for 100 guests, and a De Luxe honeymoon carriage. We understand that for couples renewing their vows, there's a lack-of-communication cord.

AND THIS JUST IN..

HARD luck to the woman we know who followed the advice in yesterday's Record to "lose 10 years in your lunch hour". She went out as a manager and came back as the office junior.

E-mail: offtherecord@dailyrecord.co.uk

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THIS seems like the ideal place to stay if you find the weather getting a bit chilly. Thanks to reader Bob Brown for the picture, who assures us that the sign does say "Indoor Pool" if you look closely.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Article Type:Video recording review
Date:Apr 20, 2007
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