Bogus beards

22nd December 2006 at 00:00
Keith Flett Tottenham

You note that there is an issue about Santas appearing in schools and with children unless they have been checked by the Criminal Records Bureau. Could... suggest that at the same time they should also be checked to make sure they have genuine beards rather than the silly fake ones that some bogus Santas wear.

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