October 11th, 2007

Cache for honours

"Roth favourite for Nobel honour
BBC News, UK - 3 hours ago
The 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature is due to be announced, with US author Philip Roth and Japan's Haruki Murakami among the favourites."

But of course they were wrong...

The Weasel Irk prizes will be awarded to
a) the first person found saying 'and she's an SF writer'
b) the first person found saying 'and although she has written about aliens and spaceships she
c) the first person to say 'typical BBC, favouring foreigners at the expense of home-grown talent'
d) the first person to ironically and irksomely point out that people will be irksome on the above issues... Oh hang on, oh dear.

[fx: weasel is bagged once more]