Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/29/bbc_related_link/

BBC continues to milk great tits

Fnar, fnar...

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 29th May 2008 10:39 GMT

It seems the BBC is determined to milk the schoolboy innuendo potential of great tits to the max, having already raised the bar with its recent award-winning headline "Great tits cope well with warming".

Try this latest heartwarming, tit-related story from Scotland, paying particular attention to the related Beeb link:

BBC story showing related link to Great Tits

Fnar, fnar. We were going to suggest the Beeb nips this in the bud by in future using the bird's Latin name - Parus major - but then realised the Corporation's leader writers would quickly respond by offering "Birdwatcher impressed by magnificent Parus". ®

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Thanks to Simon Jones for the tip-off.