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Snoggers, filthily sub-titled 'slap 'n' tickle poems', is a collection of three dozen verses about the sort of tongue butties you don't get in a school packed lunch. Reading this stuff was a bit like downing a lengthy draught of somebody else's saliva, though I suppose the subject matter ('oodles of canoodles', 'slobbery wet smackers', and 'smoochy wet crackers') is guaranteed to provide embarrassing reading for anybody under 10 and over 15. Prosaic puddles abound, mired about with the tackiness that attends adults' attempts to ape the argot and outlook of the adolescent, and male attempts to ventriloquise female voices. Having said this, a group of readers within the aforementioned age range lapped it all up like ambrosia. Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait.