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Northerners to be trained in Tube etiquette

'You're not from round these parts, is thee?'Following a spate of incidents involving Northerners chatting to random strangers, British Transport Police have launched a poster campaign.

‘We had some seriously scary moments last week’, explained an officer. ‘Last Thursday this guy from Leeds told a complete stranger his name, his business, everything. A complete stranger! Even worse, he was called Alan, and people thought he was saying something about ‘Allah’ and legged it down the carriage.’

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015
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Children’s talk ‘mostly bollocks’, scientist discovers

A new study has suggested that the supposed ‘fluid, creative and innovative’ use of language by children is actually just gibberish.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2010
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