If Spoofing Was An Olympic Sport


The ‘paper of record’ this morning.

Niall writes:

The Irish times seem to have published a review of the opening written
before the opening actually finished. 

“It was all leading towards the expected finale of Roger Bannister lighting the torch in Olympic stadium and Macca himself leading the crowd – and the world – in a chorus of Hey Jude…
…Up stepped Sir Paul to prove that you can’t beat a legend with a guitar. He sent them home happy. Everyone agreed that there would be mayhem at the bus stops.”


Roger Bannister didn’t light the flame and Paul McCartney played piano. 

London Makes All The Right Choices With Impressive, Madcap Ceremony (Irish Times)