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An Iron Law of British Newspaper Stories

There are several unacknowledged iron laws for the British newspapers.

Exam results are alwaus accompanied by pictures of photogenic young women jumping in delight. Reporters always “make their excuses and leave” rather than partake of the sexual delights or perversions they are reporting are available.

“Sheep stranded on roof in Wales rescued by firemen

Stories that involve sheep always take place in Wales*. Or to or by a Welshman.

If it’s about sheep and doesn’t involve Wales or the Welsh it’s not a story.

*Note that for these purposes New Zealand is part of Wales

Any comments by our Brit friends of the site? :icon_geek:

C

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Stories that involve sheep always take place in Wales*. Or to or by a Welshman.

If it’s about sheep and doesn’t involve Wales or the Welsh it’s not a story.

This is the only thing I know about my Welsh heritage.

Dammit, ancestors.

Edit: I do think sheep are pretty awesome, though.

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