In The Herald today based on his regular slot on Good Morning Scotland, Prof Pennington, Wishaw-renowned authority on 20th Century corned beef bacterial infections in Kirk sannies, was asked when he thought life might return to normal.
It’s not clear if they meant normal in Wishaw, normal for an 82 year-old, or normal in some other way.
Anyhow, the Prof appeared not to have a scoobie but did get in: ‘it would be a “great pity” if there was any divergence.’
So, Prof, never mind the R number, if Boris wants to open schools, our bairns will just have to go along and take it on their chins?
Once more, GMS go for the old retired guy with the political agenda rather than the two women profs at Edinburgh University still active in the field and popular with UK media, or either of the 4 profs of virology at other Scottish unis.
The best bit, however, wasn’t the report on Prof Pennington but this from the editor:
Stop it! My ribs hurt!