Why is it great? Well, first of all, it comes from the great Sarah Lyall, who was the longtime London correspondent for The New York Times. She has such a wonderful voice: charming, funny, intimate. This comes from her book about her years living in England (highly recommended). Here, she’s talking about the down-market tabloid The Sun, famous (or infamous) for its bare-breasted “Page 3 girls.” Lyall mimics the Sun’s lowest-common-denominator style here in her hilarious description of its writing.

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