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Monday's Quote of the Day

10:20 UK time, Monday, 14 September 2009

"We are dependent on the museum to tell us whether any carcass that may emerge from the loch is a haddock, or a previously unknown creature from the deep" - bookmaker William Hill on its Nessie deal with Natural History Museum.

Presumably, it shouldn't be too hard to tell the difference. For more than 20 years, William Hill has been paying the museum a retainer to showcase Nessie's remains in return for verifying her existence. Documents recoding the 1987 deal - worth £1,000 a year - have been released.
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