We slouch towards Gomorrah gaily whistling YMCA….
Wives can be men and husbands could be women under bizarre word play introduced by the government. The introduction of gay marriage means old laws which gave protections or benefits to husbands or wives will become outdated. So ministers have drawn up ‘gobbledegook’ rules which overrule the dictionary and scrap the centuries-old definitions of male and female spouses.
The new guidance states: ‘This means that “husband” here will include a man or a woman in a same sex marriage, as well as a man married to a woman. ‘In a similar way, “wife” will include a woman married to another woman or a man married to a man. ‘The result is that this section is to be construed as including both male and female same sex marriage.
Blimey, I knew the bride when he used to rock and roll…