Loft in the Gutter

  When Oscar Wilde said we are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars, I suspect, like all his observations, there is more than one meaning intended. For example, Wilde didn't assume there were people in life deserving of lofty position by right of birth.  

Burning Disdain

  What a nightmare , he thinks, two ex-girlfriends turn up on my last bachelor night to exact their revenge and no-one suspects because everyone thinks they're lapdancers. But he's caught on to their devious plan and a gas explosion settles it. 'Did you know them?',  cop asks. 'Old flames,' he answers.