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  3. Punctuation turn-off
  4. Episode of incidence
  5. Pinch of Saffron
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  8. Diagnosis dilemma: second opinion succeeds
  9. Let them read a book, says teachers’ leader
  10. Under the doctor
  11. Poorly defined poverty
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No escape from housework on the open road

[17 March 2012] We like these signs on the A40 – the trunk road that runs from London to Fishguard, in case you want to see them in the flesh – which command motorists to:




Of course, in Australia they go in for athletic descriptions on their signs, like ALICE SPRINGS. 

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