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Roman middle classes ‘furious’ at government’s response to volcanic apocalypse

infamy, infamy..Pompeii could have been saved from the magma waves if the authorities had done more to protect its buildings than stack piles of surplus slaves up in front of the doors, local residents claimed yesterday.

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2014
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‘It won’t bloody flush’, reports woman trapped in dinner party toilet

Amy Higgins faced a race against time yesterday with the cistern of a downstairs lavatory in Surrey, after a single flush at an intimate dinner party for six proved itself not up to the job.

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Posted: May 6th, 2012
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Middle class baffled at continued environmental crisis in spite of token recycling efforts

Middle class families around the UK have reacted with anger and bafflement at news that the global environmental crisis continues unabated.

“I just don’t understand it,” said Publishing Consultant Ruben Shepherd. “we really pulled out all of the stops; the council won’t take corrugated cardboard, so once a month I load up the Range Rover and take it down to the recycling centre myself. Talk about going the extra mile.“

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Posted: Jun 8th, 2011
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Evidence found that Gaddafi ‘behind carrier-bag threat’

Western troops in northeastern Libya are reported to have uncovered evidence that Colonel Gaddafi has been illicitly manufacturing supermarket carrier bags to be shipped to the UK and other countries to menace middle-class neighbourhoods.

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Posted: Mar 24th, 2011
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Mumsnet survey reveals undue parental anxiety mainly due to Mumsnet

Popular online support network Mumsnet has revealed that most parents feel unduly pressured to comply with the ‘model of perfect parenting’ as a result of reading Mumsnet.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2011
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