I write on behalf of all the structures that hold back water and protect those living in low-lying lands such as The Netherlands and the Fens.
Are their feelings to be overlooked by these inappropriate associations with a certain former lady jockey turned TV commentator?
We might urge those concerned in this tiff to get their fingers out and apologise, but digital extraction, too, has inappropriate connotations where our earthen banked friends are concerned. Perhaps the best course of action would be them both to get a life.
Dorcan Dyke Appreciation Society