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Millions die of boredom as ‘binge abstinence’ takes NHS to breaking point

Doctors’ leaders have called on the government to take urgent action against a new social phenomenon which has caused the sudden deaths of men the length and breadth of the UK.

Affecting mainly self-loathing, middle-class fortysomethings whose boozy excesses during the festive season have led them to taking a ‘dry’ January, so-called ‘binge abstinence’ has side-effects which often prove fatal.

Dr. Kate Thompson from Guys Hospital Accident and Emergency Unit says, ‘Since about the 3rd of January, we’ve been under huge pressure every night. We’re dealing with wave after wave of men who are simply unaccustomed to dealing with the grinding monotony of their two free hours an evening sober.’

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2014
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David Blaine to work in mundane job for forty five years

US illusionist David Blaine is to take on his biggest challenge yet in a feat of endurance that has silenced even his harshest critics. ‘I will go to new parts of my mind,’ he said, ‘I will wake up at six thirty every morning and travel to an office.’

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2008
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