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Wallet error ends budding romance in middle-aged man’s head

feeling lost and emptyRonald Martindale, a 54-year-old chartered surveyor from Newport, Isle of Wight, has conceded defeat in his passive three-month attempt to impress Alice Waters, the pretty 22-year-old assistant at his High Street stationery store. This news emerged after Martindale had got as far as the till with a bottle of Tippex only to find he had left his wallet at home.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2015
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Shock as man buys magazine in WH Smith

‘I asked him what he wanted and he “To buy this”. It took me a while to take it in,’ McAndrew told reporters. ‘So I said “You mean you want to give me money for it?”.’

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2013
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Calls for pay-wall around WHSmiths to stop free browsing of newspaper content

Britain’s biggest publishers are up in arms about shops which allow people to browse the content of their publications without paying for them.

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2010
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Media barons launch lawsuit against ‘that bloke who just stands in Smiths reading stuff’

A group of media barons has launched a multi-million pound lawsuit against Geoffrey Spiller of Luton, better known as ‘that bloke who stands there in WH Smith reading stuff and never actually pays for anything.’

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2009
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