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Bear Grylls publishes ‘To Grill a Flocking Bird’

existence of such a manuscript described as 'medium-rare'The book world is literally ablaze with astonishment today on reading the news that notorious agoraphile and mucky-pup Bear Grylls has stepped in to fill the bird-mocking void left by Harper Lee more than fifty-five years ago.

However, unlike Lee’s dreary black and white yarn of a mute lawyer imprisoned in a bird infested attic, Bear has crafted a complex and touching narrative that explores the positive aspects of racism, class, prejudice, injustice, and how best to catch and consume migrating wildlife.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2015
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Boy Scouts increasingly likely to have first sexual experience with a girl

With more girls than boys joining the Scouts in the last year, the Scout Association says that the odds of a boy being interfered with by a member of the opposite sex rather than a middle-aged scoutmaster are improving significantly.

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2011
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Modernising Boy Scout movement replaces merit badges with tattoos

Be prepared for a life of celibacyIn a bid to update its image, the Scouting movement has taken the radical step of replacing old-style sew-on merit badges with a far more modern system of permanent and disfiguring tattoos.

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Posted: Oct 14th, 2009
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