Toddler in therapy after suffering from sock lumps

A TODDLER became so distressed about lumps in the socks she was expected to wear that she is in therapy. 

Two-year old Kelly Howard has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after a small clump of cotton slightly rubbed her toes for around three seconds.

Mother Emma said: “I had her on my knee, pulling her socks up, when suddenly she began to scream and convulse.

“I ripped the sock off as quickly as I could, assuming there were knives or scorpions in there, but there was nothing except a small area where the sock had clumped in the wash.

“Apparently the fact that I created the clump, forced her into contact with the clump and then was dismissive about the clump has caused irrepairable damage. She can no longer trust me. Perhaps she never will.”

Kelly said: “We need to stop the stigma and start speaking up about sock lump trauma, which I and many of my peers suffer from.

“Grown-ups don’t realise what a danger sock lumps are to us. Sock lumps and climate change.”

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James Bond's not real, and five other things MI5 can't tell Priti Patel

MI5 insiders have admitted withholding information from home secretary Priti Patel. What aren’t they telling her? 

James Bond’s not real

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Mossad aren’t our friends

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Russia interferes in elections

Patel has explained that Russia cannot have influenced British or US elections because the good guys won. Intelligence which shows how Venezuela helped Labour hold an improbable 203 seats has been made top priority.

They can’t just assassinate people at will

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That there are far-right white terrorists

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