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Paupers' graves

Pharmagiles's memory of 1st January 2007 - 1st December 2007

I heard that too and it absolutely cracked me up. I think the story was something about repatriation of some ancient bones, which the Aussie interviewee said had been tricky because they were buried amongst 'paupers graves'. Humphreys, sounding perplexed, replied: "What were they doing burying porpoises there?!" before realising what the guy actually said. Priceless. Unfortunately I've not been able to find a clip of this online anywhere.

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This memory was added 9th December 2013

Keywords: London Porpoise graves. BBC Radio 4 - Today BBC Derby

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