The Big Read: The illiterati are in full cry

23 February 2016 - 02:17 By Tom Eaton

Tayla got straight to the point. I was, she said, "a complete p***". I studied the phrase, typed, stars and all, on my Facebook page, and wondered whether she meant I was a complete pope, perhaps combining the craggy good looks of John Paul II with the refreshing openness of Francis.But a moment later another word appeared, this time typed by someone called Tamarin.

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