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    slow news day?

    El Reg: Man eats 50-year-old chicken for golden wedding anniversary

    Quote Originally Posted by el reg
    A sentimental husband in Denton, Greater Manchester, has celebrated his golden wedding anniversary by eating a 50-year-old can of chicken.

    Les Lailey had been saving the tin of Buxted Whole Cooked Chicken in Jelly from a buffet he and his bride Beryl received as a wedding gift – in 1956. They kept hold of the tin through numerous house moves, explaining to the BBC: “I always said 'on my 50th wedding anniversary I'm going to eat that chicken' – so I did.”
    Mental - made me chuckle tho... post other weird news stories of the day... make us laugh.

    The winner will have the right to make themselves a sandwich of their own choosing. You lucky ikkle ppl you.

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    lol...saw this on the bbc site...least with it bein that old there was no chance of gettin bird flu...just a dose of food poisonin...

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    A doctor was quoted as saying "if the intergrity of the tin is still ok then it should be fine, I wouldnt try it myself though"

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    Sounds like something I would do, as I eat just about anything

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    50 year old chicken.....

    rather him than me in all honesty - I will not eat anything a day past the date pasted on tins, packs etc.

    In theory - if it was sealed perfectly and wasn't broken it should be fine, but 50 years..... hmmm I'll pass on that one I'm afraid.

    someone should send him some imodium (perfect sponsorship deal there - I ate a 50 year old chicken and survived with imodium blazed across his t-shirt )

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    Good PR for the food companies about the quality of their products and packaging if he survives it!

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    I bet his wife never divorced the nutter just to see him eat it.

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    Wait until tomorrow's headlines:

    "Man dies of food poisoning from 50 year-old tinned chicken"
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackDwarf
    Wait until tomorrow's headlines:

    "Man dies of food poisoning from 50 year-old tinned chicken"
    .

    They were probably cherring him on.
    "Go on, eat it! eat it! are you CHICKEN?"

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    Denton.

    Ahhh that explains everything clearly now.... they're a bit nutty in those neck of the woods

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    lol, at least he keeps his promises

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    My wife's aunt dug some absolutely ancient bottles of booze out of a cupboard the other day and offloaded them on me (knowing that the booty from my last booze cruise had run out). I reckon they were at least 20 years old, quite possibly more. The bottle of sweet Vermouth was still spot on, as was the screwtop bottle of scrumpy, but the Pink Lady perry I tipped down the sink after one glass. Two out of three ain't bad.

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    That's good odds - I opend a bottle of port that was 5 years old and it was fine, but the half bottle from a month a go had turned to paint stripper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN
    Denton.

    Ahhh that explains everything clearly now.... they're a bit nutty in those neck of the woods
    I lived there for 12 years.

    Nuff said

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackDwarf
    Wait until tomorrow's headlines:

    "Man dies of food poisoning from 50 year-old tinned chicken"
    Maybe in the Independant...

    The Sun:

    "Man clucks from fowl can of chicken"

    The Daily Telegraph:

    "No final yolk for newly-wed"

    The Mirror:

    "Man dies from from 50 year old chicken, THE WORLD IS ENDING EVERYBODY BE FEARFUL AND PANIC!!!!"
    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Fishcake
    I lived there for 12 years.

    Nuff said
    Indeed. Your crazier than crazy mate and you website just validates that fact 100%

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