A Knotty situation

To: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: A Knotty situation
From: Bill Stent <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2015 16:05:31 +1100
That sort of pun always gets past the moderator.

On 02/01/2015, at 3:33 PM, Carl Clifford <> wrote:

> I received this from a friend in the UK. I am passing it on, as I don't see 
> why I should suffer alone.
> You may not know that Colin had a distinguished career in the Intelligence 
> services. One of his contacts was none other than James Bond and they met 
> from time to time on a quiet bit of foreshore on The Wash to exchange 
> information. On one such occasion, a small group of Knots were feeding out on 
> the mud and, as you would expect, Colin told Bond what they were, and a 
> little about their ecology and so forth. Suddenly, there was an audible 
> "whoosh" as a stooping Peregrine came hurtling down ..... The falcon missed 
> its strike, as the waders scattered in panic.
> One bird, twisting and turning wildly,  passed very close to the two men, and 
> as it did so it defecated, leaving a white splurge across Colin's anorak.
> "Ah," said 007, " shaken Knot's turd!"
> Carl Clifford
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