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By Judge John Hack on

Different world


Image via @ADawsonBros

It was a more polite world in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War.

BBC guidelines from 1948 (pictured above) illustrate how Auntie’s staff were discouraged from making derogatory references to solicitors. Good luck with such a policy today — lawyer jokes are two a penny across all broadcasters.

Thanks to Andrew Dawson, part of the comedy writing team, Dawson Bros, for tweeting.

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