And a side order of swearing, please

We’re no strangers to swearing here at arbitrary constant, though it is my esteemed colleague Stef who generally leads the way in that department (see here).

Stef, then, will be pleased to see the latest offering from Giles Coren, a restaurant critic whose email missives have been made public on numerous occasions and which have always caused a wry fuss. Here’s a taster:

This is someone thinking “I’ll just remove this indefinite article because Coren is an illiterate cunt and i know best”. Well, you fucking don’t. This was shit, shit sub-editing for three reasons.

Coren gives his three reasons here. The senior sub-editors of the Times respond here. And there are more examples of Coren’s email outbursts here. And why not? Food is a topic many get passionate about.

(Initial story via minor 9th.)

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