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Hello - Rebekah? - can you hear me?

29 January 2004

With Sun leaks so prominent in the news, we thought we'd get one of our own. Here's an email, from a supposed friend of Sun motoring correspondent, Emma Parker Bowles, sent to *everyone* at the Sun.

(The PS at the end is the best bit).

Dear Emma,

Sorry to send this to all users but I couldn't find your
individual address.

Ref: Your traffic warden article.

I am soooooooo with you! What in Gods name goes through someone's mind to think "Yep. Traffic warden, that's the baby for me"?! I'm frothing at the mouth with fury just typing this (I can hardly see my monitor for spittle)...

Feel free to reply. I know I'll have your e-mail address but I won't do 'A Michael'!

Kind regards

John from Yorkshire

P.S I know you like motors but you are wasted back in that section. If you want to start a petition to get a regular column nearer the front, let me know. I'll be the first to sign! Top class.

What an excellent suggestion. And what a lovely fellow this John from Yorkshire is. If only every journalist could have a friend called John from Yorkshire...

Well - now you can.

We have set up an email address:

johnfromyorkshire@yahoo.co.uk

- and for a flat fee of 10 John will write you an email extolling your praises and suggesting an immediate promotion. And for 5 he'll talk dirty. He's not proud. Money is money.



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