Mouthing off

08 May, 2009
Page 47 

"An investigation by Which? shows that a single Tesco jam doughnut contains 5.7mg [of saturated fat]"

- Really? Just six thousandths of a gram of sat fat in a doughnut? Telegraph reporter Kate Devlin digs deep for her story on saturated fat in food by lifting a typo straight off a press release from consumer group Which?

"We were expecting a party of 34 Goths for afternoon tea today. However, 60-plus arrived instead! What a grand lot they were too. Do come again!"

- Bakery Bothams of Whitby's Tweeter update last week gave us an insight into afternoon tea habits in North Yorkshire

"If someone is on the phone, asking for free cakes and tells you Elton is on the other line, you should immediately dial 911"

- Elton John AIDS Foundation representative Barron Segar sends the police after one crook masquerading as a charity worker, who rang a US bakery to order $1,600 of cakes while pretending Elton was on the other line





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