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SOCIAL WORKERS TOO EASY TARGET FOR INACCURATE CONNOLLY

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Comedian Billy Connolly's jokes about social workers are not only aimed at a too easy target, but hopelessly inaccu...
Comedian Billy Connolly's jokes about social workers are not only aimed at a too easy target, but hopelessly inaccurate, reports the Guardian's second section (p22).

In a feature on the comedian, Stuart Jeffries writes that his jokes about social workers calling for manholes to be renamed personholes are part of a misconception about the profession propagated by a hostile press and repeated by a poorly informed performer.
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