A dispute over the exact biological age of TV presenter and journalist Anne Robinson has led to urgent calls from the media for her to be carbon dated.
The amount of aesthetic surgery Miss Robinson has undertaken in recent years has divided opinion and cast doubts upon the reliability of information outlets such as Wikipedia, The Rich List and Who’s Who.
‘Media sources feel it is important to get clarification to avoid litigation and confusion’ said head of Archaeology and Research at Grinstead University. ‘the truth is out there, all we need to do is take a swab from part of the body that no one has touched for the past few years and away we go.’
Volunteers are now being sought to approach Ms Robinson, together with a long enough pole to tie a swab to. Meanwhile one former Weakest Link contestant has suggested that researchers simply cut off the head and count the rings before another one grows back in its place.
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