London - (Grim Reaper Mess): "Ha ha ha! Nearly pissed myself laughing when I heard old Fatty Mountbatten had finally croaked it!" BBC WM radio listener Prudence Blow commented today.
This 'typical' audience reaction to presenter Danny Kelly's gaffe has enraged Hellfire Club diehards who suspect it's all a BBC ruse to smooth the path for some 'Very Bad News Indeed.'
"What better way to sugarcoat the bitter pill of Mrs Ratzinger's imminent demise?" Buckingham Palace lord chamberpot Lord Luce-Cannon said today.
"With the Sun in Taurus trining Saturn but squaring up to Neptune this Wednesday I think we should be looking to give the man a gong - not the sack!" the Archbishop of Cantabury's tarot card reader explained.
"Like, if she really kicks the bucket within a few days this man will become a national treasure! A prophetic voice crying in the wilderness and all that!
"Anyone want to know what the Queen of Swords and the Hierophant are doing in bed together?"