Standard vox pop probes the parts other regionals avoid

The London Evening Standard may have stopped calling itself a ‘national’paper for ABC purposes, but its content continues to set it apart from your typical regional evening papers.

Whereas a vox pop in a regional might be expected, for example, to ask punters for their views on a local planning issue, Tuesday’s Standard carried one that asked Londoners: ‘Have you ever used a sex toy?”

After references to “dildos”, “handcuffs” and “cock rings”, saucy hackette Jasmine Gardner got a ‘yes’reply from Jeff, a 29-year-old consultant. He explained: ‘Wrong, bad and horrible things happened. I put it somewhere and things came out that I wasn’t expecting. Lessons were learned and I will never go back there.”

Too much information? Even for Londoners?



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