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New research reveals Captain Oates actually left Scott’s Antarctic party for gay spa

couldn't wait to get away in the name of exploration.Captain Lawrence Oates’ position as the undisputed ideal of understated British self-sacrifice has come under threat, as historians have unearthed research suggesting that he in fact abandoned his dying companions in a blizzard-whipped tent for a pina colada in the local gay Antarctic spa, ‘The Cheeky Penguin’.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2015
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Taxi ‘only 5-10 minutes away’, minicab firm tells Antarctic explorers

Renowned explorers Dean and Jonny Monkton have roundly condemned the minicab company A-Z Cars for a ‘downright inconvenient’ delay in picking them up from their Antarctic encampment.

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Posted: Jul 10th, 2012
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England’s cricketers insist ‘it’s the South Pole victory that matters’

England’s cricket team has dismissed its ten wicket defeat by Pakistan in Dubai by insisting that its recent two wicket victory at the South Pole over a surprised group of Chinese mineral prospectors is the match result that really matters.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2012
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British PM marks 100th anniversary of South Pole defeat

British PM David Cameron today marked the 100th anniversary of the defeat of Captain Robert Scott in his quest to reach the South Pole, after being beaten by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen.

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Posted: Dec 15th, 2011
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