The Week the ODT Thought of Something Very Clever

While the ODT have always been known for their fascination with life’s most banal moments, this week they sunk to a new low when the entire staff was enraptured by a new type of grass.



Then, we found an amazing section called “Wordways,” where the ODT over-explains elements of quintessential old-person TV show Dad’s Army, which ended its run in 1977.   



How do they come up with such relatable content?

And in case you were thinking the person who writes Wordways might be under 90,



As a means of communication, Hotmail is one step above carrier pigeons and one step below the fax machine.

Then there was this letter to the editor that was definitely not written by the editor himself 



In case you were wondering what this “real” news was,



Parental presence also making skate parks fucking lame.

Next, the ODT have thought of something very clever and a bit racist



Ah, alphabet soup, that traditional Chinese delicacy.

Then we were finally given definitive proof that the ODT’s opinion pieces are written by selecting words at random,



Just in case you think we’re being too mean, here’s the first paragraph. 



Well, at least they’re being honest. Although I’d hazard a guess that even occasional, part-time, casual, and asleep readers will also recognise that you have no idea what you’re talking about.

And finally, 



They must be stoked to get sport. 

This article first appeared in Issue 16, 2018.
Posted 9:43pm Thursday 19th July 2018 by Charlie O’Mannin.