Sunday, June 05, 2005

Can I have a Shag and a packet of nuts please

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the New South Wales Gaming and Racing Minister, Grant McBride, plans to ban the sale of Dutch made lager, "Shag" claiming it irresponsibly links sex and alcohol. An advertisement for the beer has the caption, "Fancy a Shag?"

The Minister for Gaming and Racing, is a non gambling teetotaller with eight children.