End of an era - MP hanging up her... erm... keyboard

(166 Posts)
JustineMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 21-Apr-10 16:01:34

It is with deep sadness that we must inform you that Morningpaper has, after four glorious years, decided to retire her mouse and cease to produce the Talk round up. Apparently she has a "proper job with benefits". This Friday's round-up will be her last (so do make sure you're preferences are set to receive it.)

Thankfully we have been rescued from the slough of despond into which we at MN Towers had tumbled by the news that none other than Aitch, who currently scribbles the TV round up for our parenting newsletter, has agreed to step into the breach. We're delighted that's she's cheap available and ready to pick up where MP will very soon be leaving off. So more bumsex then.

FioFio Thu 22-Apr-10 15:57:18

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theyoungvisiter Thu 22-Apr-10 16:37:06

"even grownups who are not women"

Sorry - what are these people you speak of? No, wait, I've got - "husbands". Is that the word I'm looking for? I have a vague memory of something else though - it's on the tip of my tongue...

bran Thu 22-Apr-10 17:46:22

I'm a bit envy, I bet you'll be drinking your tea hot and weeing in private MP. (I'm sipping room temperature green tea before going off to supervise bum-wiping.)

morningpaper Thu 22-Apr-10 18:11:10

I KNOW!

The other day I had a MEETING IN A CAFE WITH LASAGNE WITH A VIEW OF THE SEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I nearly died from pleasure

BuzzingNoise Thu 22-Apr-10 18:55:29

MorningPaper, I shall miss your witty lines.

Hope you are enjoying your real life.

(and I forgive you for calling me scary)

Lasagna with a view of the sea? Wow. Can you order that in a crappy industrial estate in the Midlands and still get the view?

That's progress, that is. grin

TheArsenicCupCake Thu 22-Apr-10 20:35:49

Good luck with your benefits MP has been a pleasure Reading the roundup.. Cracking job done..

And looking forward to aitchs round up.. Good luck x

NorbertDentressangle Thu 22-Apr-10 20:57:07

Good luck MP!

(and good luck Aitch!)

Katisha Thu 22-Apr-10 21:20:17

Norbert - on a recent trip up the M1 we saw 34 Eddies and only 24 Norberts. How's that then?

Wigeon Thu 22-Apr-10 21:39:05

I enjoyed the round ups too, so thank you MP. Especially her penultimate one as I got my first ever name-check!

coveredinfelttip Fri 23-Apr-10 13:20:41

Many thanks to you Morningpaper for your very enjoyable GBADU emails. I have laughed out loud many a time and even wept some tears of mirth reading your collections. Good luck with the job.

Rockbird Fri 23-Apr-10 14:03:27

I made the last round up! That brings my total to 2! <skippety skip>

<snogs MP with gusto and pathetic gratitude>

RunawayWife Fri 23-Apr-10 19:43:43

Thank you morningpaper, I only found the round up recently but I love it.

Good luck aitch, look forward to reading next weeks

GodzillasBumcheek Fri 23-Apr-10 21:10:20

Has it only been four years? I can't remember when MP was not doing the round-up. Possibly i wasn't born yet or something hmm

Good luck in your new job, and good to luck to Aitch too.

onebatmother Sat 24-Apr-10 14:37:51

benefits is a euphemism for sex you know. She told me.

AitchTwoZone Sat 24-Apr-10 21:21:30

so, no CATS about hilarious threads? does this mean that there aren't any funny ones at the mo?

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