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Old 04 January 2012, 08:08 PM
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The article below has appeared on several different websites and is being sold as a true story.

Although I think it's absolutely hilarious and would love for it to be true, something doesn't smell right (......yes, I just went there...). It's a little too perfect. Can you use your investigative powers to get to the bottom of this? If it is a true story, I would love to see Angus McClure's mugshot !!

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Old 04 January 2012, 08:23 PM
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...I would love to see Angus McClure's mugshot !!
The article doesn't say that Angus was one of those arrested.
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Old 04 January 2012, 08:38 PM
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There's no "Reformed Temperance Hall" in Greenock. Or anywhere else. What would "reformed temperance" be? It's a joke.
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Old 04 January 2012, 08:46 PM
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Googling suggests the article comes from the Daily Sport, a now defunct tabloid that made The Sun look classy. (Think trashy celebrity 'news', a lot of topless photos and stories apparently lifted from the Weekly World News.) if that is where it's from, then it's likely that 1) they did print it, and 2) it's complete nonsense.
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Old 04 January 2012, 08:52 PM
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I seem to remember this being under discussion here before.
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Old 04 January 2012, 11:47 PM
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I've no idea if the story is true (but it sounds like a made up story so beloved of British tabloids and The Daily Telegraph). However it has inspired (is that the right word?) this poem. Poetry lovers may not want to click on the link.

http://www.scotster.com/forums/poetr...sent.4698.html
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Googling suggests the article comes from the Daily Sport, a now defunct tabloid that made The Sun look classy. (Think trashy celebrity 'news', a lot of topless photos and stories apparently lifted from the Weekly World News.) if that is where it's from, then it's likely that 1) they did print it, and 2) it's complete nonsense.
I used to read the Weekly W@nker when it first started. It went downhill very quickly.
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