Warning: Dangerously daft post:
A new discovery has triggered fury among members of the English Defence League and elements in the Conservative party, as researchers reveal that a statue of England’s scholar-warrior who sorted out the Vikings, promoted literacy in his subjects, and paved the way for a united England, in London, re-uses the 2nd Century AD Roman legs of the goddess Minerva.
There have been calls from Boris Johnson for the legs to replaced with a new set modelled on his own chunkier ones.
Anxiety about womanly legs runs deep in English history as this 16th Century video (Betamax) reveals:
Men with women’s legs are largely unknown in Scotland: