Re(2): Listener No. 4445, April 7, 2017 Strange Requests by eXternal IP: 220.127.116.11 Posted on April 29, 2017 at 11:17:54 AM by John Nicholson
Great fun, though it took me far too long to click what was going on. Thanks very much, eXternal.
I thought the same as Richard, and ‘fool’s errand’ seemed appropriate. (I was also in Portsmouth Dockyard in 1976, aboard HMS Ark Royal, and I can’t imagine anyone then would have been too upset at being called a fool for falling for one of these pranks.)