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Old 07-06-2014, 12:31 AM   #216
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The Original Purpose of the programme was consumer protection, particularly safety issues. The importance of wearing seat belts, for example, was illustrated before attitudes supporting their use became widespread. Britain's telephone helpline for children, ChildLine, was developed by Rantzen following items on the programme. Awareness for the need for child organ transplants was increased through the 1985 death of Ben Hardwick, a toddler whose liver disease was followed by the show. In tribute, Marti Webb released a version of Michael Jackson's "Ben"..The programme also featured less serious items, which over time grew in number..A saucier (French pronunciation: ​[sosje]) is a position in the classical brigade style kitchen, which is still used in large commercial kitchens such as some restaurants..These included the 'Jobsworth,' exposing companies and authorities who had implemented obscure regulations and policies causing more grievances than they aimed to correct. In another feature, 'Heap of the Week', viewers would write in regarding annoying unreliable domestic appliances and other failed items, which would then be disposed of in destructive ways to the delight of their owners. A regular feature as the final item of each show, particularly in the 1980s and '90s, was various members of the team disguised as various people or things in locations such as supermarkets and garden centres, suddenly breaking into song and grabbing passers by and getting them to join in...


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Saucisson, or "saucisson sec," is a variety of thick, dry cured sausage that originates in France. Typically made of pork, or a mixture of pork and other meats, saucisson are a type of charcuterie similar to salami or summer sausage..The show was also infamous for showcasing unusually-shaped vegetables, "odd odes" (humorous poems), Ste Roberts of Warwick Road A/Ton Flickin his Teeth" and"Esther"),comical newspaper and advertisement typographical errors, performing pets (memorably, a dog able to "say" "sausages" " and street interviews with members of the public, including an eager old lady called Annie Mizen who became a regular on the show after she was discovered at a street market.A sausage is a food usually made from ground meat with a skin around it. Typically, a sausage is formed in a casing traditionally made from intestine, but sometimes synthetic. Some sausages are cooked during processing and the casing may be removed after..Sausage making is a traditional food preservation technique. Sausages may be preserved by curing, drying, or smoking..
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=230 It's something I ate..I think I've been poisoned..I just wish for once that you could be in my shoes, Mr. P, and then you would know something that you don't know: mercy! That the concept of a society is based on the quality of that mercy; its sense of fair Play; its sense of justice!He's been in the sanitarium for months...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=642

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