I was on the mobile phone today in LIDL supermarket, arranging a rendevous to pick up a family member from the Cumbernauld bus, and another shopper - a total stranger - heard me saying: "Love you too!"
"Aaah!" she cooed, "true romance is so rare these days!"
I was a bit perplexed, then laughed out loud.
"Romance?" says I. "Thats my teenage son!"
You see, we know something most people don't: people with Downs Syndrome have an extra chromosome, and that means they have a double dose of love and affection. Is that such a bad thing, in such a mean, cruel world run by banksters and crooks? I think not!
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.
There is another theory which states that this has already happened.