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He said: "What appears to appeal to people is OAPs frankly running rings around louts and drug dealers and literally turning the tables.
Youngsters will be turning the tables on adults today as they get a chance to boss them around as part of a new training program to combat domestic abuse.
Politicians have triumphed in recent years, Crawford goes on, by turning the tables on the traditional questioners and attackers and making the foibles of journalists into the issue, thereby deflecting any blame that might fall upon themselves.
Turning the tables, scientists recently found that too little stomach acid might cause its own problems, including pneumonia (SN: 10/30/04, p.