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Thursday's Quote of the Day

10:27 UK time, Thursday, 30 July 2009

"I've put my barbecue in the shed - I don't want it to get any rustier" - Dave, the Met Office press officer responsible for the phrase Barbecue Summer that so got our hopes up.

Asked by the Times' Caitlin Moran whether he too had bought into the dream, Dave - who'd earlier told her that he and his press office chums had made up the phrase - admitted that indeed he had.
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