July 07, 2013
Like As Not…

…you’ve already come across this tale of life among the British upper classes, but here’s another tasty morsel for you:

LONDON — The photographs of the art dealer Charles Saatchi with his hands around the neck of his wife, the celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, look as startling now as when they were published last month. But what has happened since has been, in its way, equally unsettling…

Mr. Saatchi, 70, has offered various explanations, some of them verging on the unpleasant. Discussing why, in addition to mock-strangling his wife during the incident, he had also shoved her finger up her nose, he said: “Even domestic goddesses sometimes have a bit of snot in their nose. I was trying to fish it out.” (He was alluding to Ms. Lawson’s cookbook “How to be a Domestic Goddess,” a title that has been applied to her ever since the book came out, in 2000.)


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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at July 07, 2013 10:37 AM
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Was that pun in the title intentional?

Posted by: Special Ed on July 7, 2013 7:06 PM

No, it's not.

Posted by: Jerry Doolittle on July 7, 2013 7:16 PM
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