As Liverpoo-el fans who might form part of my friends and family will doubtless agree, I have not gloated once about Fiorentina’s glorious double victory over them in the Champions League group. And nor will I; I’ll simply celebrate on my own – as Viola fans are a bit thin on the ground ’round my way, not the sort of side people here traditionally cherry-pick for vicarious glory.
Nevertheless, it seems as good a time as any to remind people of this hugely embarrassing ad, which appeared in the Herald earlier this year. It shows a fine selection of old-school Scouse moustaches, some neat liberties with the English language and the distinctly worrying promise of a “full Irish menu“. So, readers – what, pray, constitutes an Irish menu in England?