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Thatcher a surprise entrant in London Marathon

Thatcher, a first-time marathoner, is relieved to be still in the field after an interrupted preparation marred by ligament problems and then death.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2013
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Polo club attracts poor people by letting them use pantomime horses

rosettes to be handed out for people who stop messing around on ponies and go and get a job‘From my understanding, while poor people may not always have horses, they do sometimes have as many as two friends who could dress up as a horse and be ridden around a field.’

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2012
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Fancy dress parties ‘discriminating against the unimaginative’

The hosts of themed fancy dress parties could be unwittingly discriminating against less creative and imaginative people, a recent study has concluded.

‘The pressure to concoct a realistic costume that is also witty and clever in its interpretation is immense’ stated the report.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2010
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Teachers split on whether child’s poor Halloween fancy dress due to poverty or just laziness

everyone ran away in fear, then thought 'hang on a minute...'Staff at St Mary’s infant school in Stoke Newington were left divided at the school’s Halloween party as to whether the pathetic attempt at Halloween fancy dress from 6-year-old Jamie Whittam was due to his parents obviously not caring enough about him and his status in the school, or whether they are actually just poor.

‘When Jamie arrived at school, I assumed the large cardboard box that had once contained a washing machine was being used to carry an elaborate costume’, explained Winnie Forbes, Jamie’s teacher, ‘but he then pointed to the large spooky face drawn in biro on the machine door and told me the box WAS the costume and he’d come as a haunted washer-dryer’.

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Posted: Oct 30th, 2009
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Goths looking forward to fantastic Halloween night at ordinary dress party

nice to express yourself once in a while‘Without all the black and white make-up and piercings it was impossible to recognise anyone.’

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2009
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