Alex Massie

The Daily Mail and F Scott Fitzgerald

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Top spot by Amol Rajan:

Daily Mail, p5“Being slim ‘makes a woman happier than any man could’”.

Daily Mail, p11

“Having a big bottom and thighs could shape up to a longer life, claim researchers”.

Daily Mail

"the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."

To wit: I must be slim and I must be curvy. Each in moderation, of course.

Admittedly, that famous line comes from The Crack-Up but that's a different matter altogether.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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