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'Occupation: Housewife' a poem by Clive James

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June–July 2002, no. 242

'Occupation: Housewife' a poem by Clive James

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June–July 2002, no. 242

Advertisements asked ‘Which twin has the Toni?’
Our mothers were supposed to be non-plussed.
Dense paragraphs of technical baloney
Explained the close resemblance of the phoney
To the Expensive Perm. It worked on trust.

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