You know those old toothbrush ads where it’s all about telling you what brand of toothbrush most dentists use?

Telegraph – Only fools represent themselves in court, by Harry Mount

In private, divorce lawyers not only say you shouldn’t employ yourself for your divorce; they also say you shouldn’t employ them either – ie just don’t get divorced.

The divorce rate among divorce lawyers is incredibly low – however much they dislike their husbands or wives, lawyers know it’s not worth paying people like them a fortune to make things worse.

I think there’s a lesson there. I mean, messy divorces are pretty sleazy. And who gets more sleazy than lawyers?