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Wednesday's Quote of the Day

09:36 UK time, Wednesday, 17 December 2008

"It was obvious they weren't constituents coming calling" - Irish Minister Dick Roche, frog-marched from his car by three robbers in balaclavas.

As a tale to dine out on, this will take some beating. The government minister was leaning into his car, sorting through official papers, when interrupted by men who apparently mistook him for a courier transferring a nearby hotel's takings to the bank.
More details (The Times)

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