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16:25 UK time, Friday, 25 September 2009

Regarding the Barbie live action movie story, I wonder if they intend to find an authentic actress with the quoted vital statistics: 5ft 9in, 36" bust, 18" waist, 33" hips?
Cheryl, Newmarket, UK

"The dead keep returning, and I'm not getting any younger"? Little did we realise that zombie invasion was such a pressing threat. Someone new must clearly be trained before Mr Laderman gets too old to hold them back.
Clare, London

Stephen Bayley may appreciate automobiles, (Paper Monitor), but most of us saw Grace Kelly drive a Sunbeam-Talbot Alpine Sports Mk I roadster in To Catch a Thief, not a Lancia.
Alix, Dorset, UK

I've just had the pest control people leave some mouse traps in my office. They left me some documentation of the poison in the traps that had a warning on it in big red letters: "THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS NUTS." Just one question: why?
Adam, London, UK

Further to the reference to the letter about amusing racehorse names, I couldn't believe my ears during the Cheltemham Champion Hurdle last year. The frantic cries of the racing commentator caused me to exclaim: "Surely he can't shout that out on the BBC."
The winning horse's name? Katchit...
Oh dear.
Fi, Gloucestershire, UK

We played "Pass the Parcel" at my daughter's birthday,and I was stunned that it had to be explained to 14 little girls (apart from mine, who was already on the third layer). Is it because this is a very English thing,or should we despair of today's generation?
Rachel, Minnetonka

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