The Nether Regions

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Polio mint

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Welcome to the utopian streets of south Manchester, where £50 enables you to rid the entire planet of a vicious and crippling disease while still having enough change to cover a pint and a packet of crisps.

South Manchester Reporter, letters page, 5 November 2009:

People have been generous

THE Rotary Club of Didsbury are pleased to announce that the total of monies raised for the international project supported by UNICEF and WHO to eradicate the world from polio held on October 24 amounted to £46.80. We thank those who donated to our cause.

Rtn P Humphreys, Hon Secretary, Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield

While they’re at it, they should see if they can raise enough money to eradicate the world from miserliness. Hats off to the world’s most sarcastic sub-editor for the letter’s headline, by the way.

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Written by Paddy

January 26, 2010 at 7:06 pm

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