Last time I wrote about the changing nature of language on here, it was Mr Tickle who came to my aid. Today, it is the Disposal Services Authority. On their website you can buy everything from army surplus clothing to tanks. Their most recent addition is the 19000 tonne aircraft carrier Ark Royal:
What really made me smile, though, was the fact that any would-be purchaser has to add this mighty warship ‘to my basket’. Now that is a basket that not even Mr Tickle, with his long arms, could lift!