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Welsh economy set to boom after go-ahead for ‘organ farms’

yachi da, hwyl fawrWelsh farmers are quietly ditching traditional farming in favour of new, more profitable uses of the countryside, after a historic decision by the Welsh Assembly to legalise the trade in human organs.

The soundtrack in the fields on Monmouthshire, Powys and beyond is already changing from the bleating of sheep who’ve mislaid their lambs, or forgotten where their food is until they look down, into cries of plaintive anguish from ramblers who are being systematically rounded up on Welsh hillsides, crammmed into pens and fattened for market.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2013
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New ‘Cash4Organs’ store opens in Barnsley

A new business is hoping to exploit the ‘Oh, fuck, I’m broke and I don’t get paid till Friday’ sector of the ‘I’m holding down two jobs and I still can’t pay the sodding bills’ market. Chas Ablett, manager of Cash4Organs is confident that his new shop will meet the needs of customers who are cash-poor but organ-rich.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2013
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Man fitted with Wurlitzer in bungled organ transplant

Concerns about medical standards have resurfaced after a man came around from a routine heart transplant operation to find that instead of a brand new heart, he had instead been fitted with a full-size Wurlitzer organ in his chest cavity.

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Posted: May 5th, 2012
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Zombie regrets filling out organ donor card

‘The bottom line is, thanks to the organ donor register, I just can’t keep up with other zombies.’

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2008
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Increased cocaine use prompts septum donor cards

Daniella WestbrookThe handy new cards bear the legend ‘I would like a cocaine addict to have separate nostrils after I die.’

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2006
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