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Odds-on that racing’s Tic-Tac sign language will die out soon

A suggestion that ‘Tic-Tac’, the ancient sign language of on-course bookmakers, will die out soon has caused consternation amongst the anthropology community, especially those who enjoy a flutter.

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Posted: Apr 9th, 2011
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Disappointment for Brazil after football team draws ‘office idiot’ in sweepstake

Pélé could do photocopying much, much betterThe national football team of Brazil will head off to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with heavy hearts this week, after drawing ‘useless clot’ Brian Davies from Accounts in the annual Zenith Industrial Holdings Ltd. sweepstake.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2010
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