Dunno where Zola is - we thought he would have shown up in the burrow for a few pints of Theakston's in his new silver tankard.
Meanwhile, ben has come up with the following:
'Winter draws on, as the curate said when he handed the vicar's daughter a cup of tea. To which she replied: "Not yet - but why do you ask?" '
When Lord Curzon was Foreign Secretary, a young clerk in the office disagreed so strongly with one of his lordship's memoranda that he pencilled in the margin "Round objects", to which Lord Curzon responded "Who is Mr Round, and why does he object?"