Whitehall - PM Gordon Brown today announced in a press conference that he was fully aware of what a spliff is:
"It's a hand rolled cigarette containing tobacco and cannabis," he said proudly.
Many observers regard the PM's attempts to appear to be in line with the people as a cynical manoeuvre designed to curry favour with the electorate.
"He's quite obviously...Hnng Yahbass...Where's me jumper?" commented ex PM and world renowned harridan Margaret Thatcher, currently a tad senile.
Do Nothing David Cameron declined to comment, other than saying:
"I'm having nothing to do with this."
US President Barack Obama allegedly quipped:
"You can't whack a Philly blunt. With grits and chittlin's to deal with the munchy effect."
PM Brown added:
"Not only do I know what a spliff is, I am aware of the full meaning of many words, such as clitoris, G-spot, errogenous, Chlamydia, herpes, conservative, and Mugabe."
The PM received a standing abortion.
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