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10:43 UK time, Tuesday, 19 October 2010

"For those who are very career-orientated, the ukulele is a great release" - George Hinchliffe, of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, which is offering lessons in the instrument to stressed-out city workers.

The orchestra reports a "massive growth" in the number of firms requesting ukulele instruction. Mr Hinchliffe says demand is driven by people who "can afford the new Porsche or the new speedboat but who are not too happy with the way the rest of their life is going".

More details (The Guardian)

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