ben trovato writes: anticant has been moping on the sofa for most of the day, having been scolded by a presumptuous intruder for the allegedly too sombre tone of his morning post, and forbidden any more brandy mince pies - a command which he has needless to say ignored. So I have whiled away the time perusing the newspapers and offer the following which I trust will restore the burrow's reputation for seasonal gleanings:
The burrow will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day for hibernation, rumination, and ingestion of modest quantities of festive fare in contrast to orgiastic goings-on elsewhere. See you again on Wednesday, folks. Urgent messages can be appended here, but may be ignored. So there!