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Ancient rock band discovered under sofa

A middle aged Carshalton couple had the surprise of their lives yesterday when they discovered one of the lost wonders of the ancient world under their sofa: a legendary troupe of early musicians known as the Rolling Stones.

Sharon Sanders, 47, said early reports that a medieval shaft had been discovered were inaccurate. ‘It was only the singer trying to draw attention to his manhood,’ she explained.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2012
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Treasure trove didn’t change people’s thinking about the Middle Ages

Experts had hailed the haul of gold coins and other artefacts the ‘biggest and most important find ever’, and held high hopes that it would provide ‘new insights into medieval life to challenge the public’s misconceptions and long-held views’, but today were forced to accept that most people’s interest was limited to ‘how much did that sad, lonely guy with the metal detector get out of it then?’.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2010
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