29 SEPTEMBER 1984, Page 37


No. 1340: Worse than Rowse

Set by Jaspistos: You are invited to trans- late a passage of Shakespearian poetry (please quote source) into a barbarous form of contemporary English — basic, dialect, slang, bureaucratese, franglais, or whatever. Maximum 150 words. Entries to `Competition No. 1340' by 12 October.