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Why Bookmakers are Rich

It’s because we can’t predict the future.

Never mind that six months ago anyone who said that the Royal Bank of Scotland would be nationalised would be taken away to a secure unit.

Never mind the fact that in the last month Woolworths were for sale for £1 with no takers, and a football manager nearly paid £3.5 million for Kris Boyd.

Just who would have given you odds a year ago that Tommy Sheridan would perform a dance on TV with La Toya Jackson dressed as a condiment set?

Or that the Tomster complete with leotard and make-up would appear on telly doing an aerobic sequence in the company of Coolio, Ulrika (ka-ka) Johnnson and Verne Troyer?

Or that he’d duet with Terry Christian on “The Fields of Athenrye”

Yes its fess up time. I watched about ten minutes of it last night.

Look it was on anyway ok? 8)

I love this quote from the Times by the Tomster (talking to Terry Christian)

“This was an ideal opportunity to discuss Sheridan’s theory that socialism is a doctrine of historical inevitability, advanced one convert at a time. He adduced as evidence a student he’d known some years back at Cardonald College: “He was in the Revolutionary Communist party, he used to wind me up, I was a revisionist, a reformist, I was on the parliamentary road — Jim Murphy his name was. He’s now the Scottish secretary of state. Bloody unbelievable!”

One wonders which story Murphy would try to hush up. The fact he was a revolutionary communist (like John Reid) or that he went to Cardonald College?

Here is Tommy’s pitch to his “housemates” last week..