The moment it rains …… “it’s like the Somme”
The best reposte to this, is a quote by (rock writers) Paul Du Noyer (or possibly Jon Savage ?)
“it’s a common quip to compare rock festivals to the Somme but here’s one difference the Somme probably involved more teenagers”
Update Monday 18th morning : as if by magic a cliche appears from today's Guardian
Coo eeh Travis cop a load of these!!
Either in the papers or on TV we are bound to see the obligatory shot of an attractive bikini clad girl dancing on her boyfriend’s shoulders.
Arcane Language pt 12.
We know that only in the papers do people have “12 hours sex romps” and so it is with Festivals, where a strangely old fashioned word gets rolled out…….the word is “revellers”.
As in “Rain doesn’t dampen the fun as revellers at Glastonbury Festival enjoy the laid back grooves of….”