From: "Bill Sloman"
Subject: Re: Prison vs. Work
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 01:39:12 +0100
Organization: Planet Internet
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"Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
> On Tue, 21 Jan 2003 19:40:07 +0000, the renowned John Woodgate
> >I read in sci.electronics.design that Spehro Pefhany
> > wrote (in <email@example.com
> >om>) about 'Prison vs. Work', on Tue, 21 Jan 2003:
> >>Of course, in American parlance anyway, jail != prison. I'm not sure
> >>that you have to talk about the "big house" and "screws" if you are
> >>incarcerated for unpaid parking tickets.
> >Unfortunately (?), in UK, it seems that your social class determines
> >what sort of prison you go to. See http.www.jeffrey.archer.con. (;-)
> From _The Guardian_ :
> Jeffrey Archer has demanded an apology over his "grossly
> disproportionate" and "unfair" punishment for attending a champagne
> party thrown by his Tory colleague Gillian Shephard, while on home
> leave from open prison, it was reported today.
> >I would be a STRONG supporter of that, if I ever had to contemplate the
> >possibility of serving a term.
> Lord Archer only lied under oath so he could win a civil lawsuit- it's
> not like he nicked a candy bar or anything. Not only that, the
> Marylebone Cricket Club has suspended him- he's suffered enough,
> hasn't he?
Not nearly enough! I once - in a fit of madness - started reading one of his
novels someone had left on a train.
He should be confined in the Black Hole of Calcutta with Phil Allison. Not
that Phil deserves it ...
Bill Sloman, Nijmegen