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7 December 2022updated 09 Dec 2022 10:44am

Subscriber of the week: Christmas Turkey

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I’ve been in lockdown since bird flu hit.

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The farm.

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Yes. For Christmas! Get it? You know, some turkeys find that joke offensive.

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Since my egg cracked.

What made you start?

I’m a bit red. I’m also a bit blue, but I don’t like the Spectator.

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Probably. There are thousands of us in here.

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The cartoons.

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On the wing.

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Cocks.

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Andrew Marr Superstar.

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Paul McCartney or any famous vegetarian.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

President Erdoğan. He wants to change “Turkey” to “Türkiye”. I mean!

All time favourite NS article?

Sophie McBain on psychiatry.

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a feast for the whole family.

As told to George Leigh

[See also: Subscriber of the week: Denis McCann]

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