Spelling set-up

Good line here in a Wanstead Guardian story about someone being up to mischief on Wikipedia, writing that “South Woodford is notable for its lack of good looking women… [h]owever, the average beauty of women is on a level par with men, as Piers Pereira brings down the average for men significantly”.

The paper has tracked Pereira down, and his reaction is a worthy one:

Mr Pereira, 26, of Elmhurst Drive in South Woodford, said: “It was one of my mates who set me up – his name’s Sean Preston – and I know it’s him because he’s the only one of my friends who can spell.

(The now sanitised Wikipedia entry is here.)