silly mid on


Look, I don’t really know much about cricket grasshopper, except the positions have strange names, the pads are formidable, and the ball is extremely hard, which … ouch. That probably explains the pads.


Mr Bugg is wearing huge shin pads and an expression of determination, as seen by his tongue protruding from his lips. He holds a cricket bat in the “about to hit something” position, and stands in front of the wicket thing. Mrs Bugg, meanwhile, is about to do her best pitch.

The text reads: “Bugust 23, 1938: Bugglish Grasshopperer Len Bugton sets a world record during a test match against Bugstralia.”