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DIY show does makeover for normal, healthy family

Viewers of a DIY makeover show were left a little bemused last night as they watched the transformation of a house occupied by a normal healthy family. John Thompson, 49, and his wife Debra and two children were the lucky recipients of some fairly costly renovations to their ‘tired-looking’ home.

‘The producers asked me on arrival if I’d lost a child recently or if any of them were terminally ill, or disabled, or had Down Syndrome, spina bifida, meningitis, leukaemia, eating disorders, a colostomy bag or were being bullied or just ugly. My boy had tonsilitis a few years back but other than that everyone is fine,’ said Mr Thompson.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2014
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Reclusive Japanese karate expert was ‘just using kid to wash and clean’

An American high school student is suing an elderly Japanese man who, he claims, tricked him into washing cars and doing DIY at his house, under the pretence that he was learning self defence.

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Posted: May 26th, 2011
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Royal Wedding Cauldron now outselling B-B-Q says B&Q

A B&Q survey discovered that most people would much rather place their vitals in a cauldron of boiling water than watch a pair of privileged chancers, while eating burned sausages and waving plastic flags.

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Posted: Apr 6th, 2011
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Crucifixion of Jesus ‘may have been a DIY accident’

Joseph taught him everything he knew about popping it in the right hole‘He may have got in a tangle attempting to put up some shelves’

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Posted: Jun 24th, 2010
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British DIY awards started and then left for months

The ceremony began with great enthusiasm many months ago, but was soon behind schedule as participants drifted off to start and then abandon a number of other projects.

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2010
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