Don’t smoke it.
(It’s tempting to add “avoid head trauma” although it seems it was actually a punch to the stomach.) *
Oh, and if you want to learn the truth about Greenpeace, you don’t even have to be able to read!
And yet, there is more to this incident than first meets the eye. It is unlikely that Burnel selected Simonon for attack as coincidentally as he asserts. Firstly, like Burnel, the Clash man was a leather jacket wearing, heart-throb bassist who liked to adopt striking poses while onstage. Secondly, Simonon is a French surname. It is difficult to avoid the suspicion that, either consciously or unconsciously, Burnel felt that Simonon was stealing his identity, and that this was the real provocation. When Jean Jacques Burnel assaulted Paul Gustave Simonon, he was essentially assaulting himself.