Reassembled from partial quotes in archived forum messages by: The Thinker
The author writes:
And now for your reading amusement (or is that bemusement?), an exchange that was (sadly) excised from yesterday's comic:
"Excuse me, but do you have any idea what the penalty is for posing as a reporter for the Grodley Telegraph?!"
"Ahem. Ma'am, you'll find that's actually the punishment."
"Oh. Personally, I'd have taken the 50 year prison term myself."