1. The "Shadow Cabinet Minister" was the minister in the other party who was chosen because he looked most like Shadow from Gladiators.
2. If the air smelt of shit and there weren't any actual faeces there, it was entirely the fault of bees.
3. "PGL" (Parents Get Lost) holidays got their name because the point of them was not to say "parents go away, let the kids do their own thing", they actually got grown-ups to go but when they arrived at the campsite they hid their children and they had the duration of the holiday to find them.