Hiding one’s light under a bushel, is a deliberate attempt to avoid peak-rate electricity bills, warned Southern Electric. This trick was first introduced in the Gospel of St. Matthew, originally to circumvent VAT on candles, but since the development of electricity, modest people have been saving hundreds of pounds. It transpires that humbleness is just a tax dodge, very similar to the Meek trying to get around inheritance tax.
Asked if James Corden had anything to worry about in terms of concealing talents, the spokeswoman said: ‘No’.
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