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Angry New tenners contain dreaded lurgy!!!

I'll hazard a guess that if you gave one of our multi cultural brethren a sack of 'em as he illegally enters Blighty...
He'd find some way to touch 'em!!!

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What becomes of the notes when you get your new king?
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Vegetarians, vegans and some religious groups have accused the central bank of forcing unethical products on the public.
They've gone completely bonkers across the channel


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Glad to see your central at least hasn't lost its dry sense of humour.
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What becomes of the notes when you get your new king?
In Australia, anyway, they would normally remain in circulation until gradual attrition reduced their number as the handling banks deemed them "mutilated" and so withdrew them.
(In a former life- many,many years ago- I was a Bank Cashier or "Teller")
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The Veggies take themselves very seriously. Have they ever considered how many breeds would die of if we quite using them for food?

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What becomes of the notes when you get your new king?
Same as happens to coins - assuming that we haven't gone down the Swedish route - nothing much - they remain legal tender and are replaced over time.It take quite a bit of time to introduce a new note or coin. Firstly it has to be designed and then approved and given the who ha ha over the last lot of design changes that takes a significant amount of time. Then large volumes have to be produced
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The word that comes to mind is Gross

If you really want to pig out completely why not have a stonner kebab?

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The stonner kebab is a pork sausage wrapped in strips of doner meat, coated in two layers of batter, and then deep fried. It is served on a bed of chips. The kebab weighs 1.4 kilograms. The dish is available in Ruby Chip Shop in Glasgow. The name "stonner" is derived from a combination of "sausage" and "donner", and is the Glaswegian slang word for an erection.

The stonner kebab shot to fame because of its high calorie count of 1,000 calories, and 46 grams of fat
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The word that comes to mind is Gross

If you really want to pig out completely why not have a stonner kebab?



http://www.supersizedmeals.com/food/...15057755_2.jpg
1,000 cal is bad but not much more than some of the McD BK etc offers.

NOW there is the

http://www.businessinsider.com/heart...as-2015-1?IR=T

forty slices of bacon etc = 19,000 cal +
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