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Old HP printers to be given to the elderly as pets

‘Needing constant attention, taking up valuable space and having an incessant craving to be fed copious amounts of ink every day, the irksome devices have all the hallmarks of overweight pets, apart from the hairs and the stink.’

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2012
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An Idiot’s Guide to… The House of Lords

The seats in the House of Lords are red because if peers were to wake up to an all-white décor they may fear they had died.

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2012
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After 60 years of work, Windsor woman can’t retire due to ‘useless son’

An 86-year-old Windsor woman who has worked for 60 years may have to continue working into her nineties because her son is ‘an absolutely useless twat’, according to Age UK.

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Posted: May 28th, 2012
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World’s longest-married couple ‘only together for the sake of the kids’

Jack and Winnie Sandford got married in 1933 and have been together 77 years, longer than anyone else on earth, but according to 98-year-old Jack it is a living hell. ‘Every morning I wake up and wish I was dead. Or better still she was.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Ice-fall woman, 90, accused of diving by off-duty referee

‘Players these days go down at the slightest contact, so I gave her one of those looks and gestured to her to get up. There was no-one near her at the time. In my view it was a dive, pure and simple.’

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2012
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