TIL James May was fired from Autocar magazine after he put a hidden message using the initial letter in each page
28 Jan 2015 Read article
'May confessed that in 1992 he was dismissed from Autocar magazine after putting together a hidden message or acrostic in one issue.'
'May's role was to put the entire supplement together, which was extremely boring and took several months'.
'May's original message, punctuated appropriately, reads: So you think it's really good, yeah? You should try making the bloody thing up; it's a real pain in the arse.'.
'The editors of Autocar missed the 'joke' and only became aware of it when readers started calling in about it, thinking there might be a prize. '