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Bernard Matthews died yesterday....no really!!!

Old Nov 26th 2010, 3:19 pm
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Default Bernard Matthews died yesterday....no really!!!

I'm not sure what to say...

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Old Nov 26th 2010, 7:48 pm
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Why?
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Old Nov 26th 2010, 8:14 pm
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Why?
He stopped breathing.

Hmm...no more delicious Turkey then.
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Originally Posted by alistairboyle View Post
He stopped breathing.

Hmm...no more delicious Turkey then.
Yuck...I hated those spongy rolls.

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Why?
Did you mean why did I not know what to say? I think the irony of the Turkey Man dying on Turkey day just seemed too much. I couldn't decide whether to be respectful or roll out the turkey jokes
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Did you mean why did I not know what to say? I think the irony of the Turkey Man dying on Turkey day just seemed too much. I couldn't decide whether to be respectful or roll out the turkey jokes
Matthews was a Brit who lived in the UK. When I lived in the UK I never gave US Thanksgiving a second thought and no-one I knew did either.
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At the cremation wrap him in foil and don't turn the oven off until the juices are all runny.
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At the cremation wrap him in foil and don't turn the oven off until the juices are all runny.
Great, make us all uncomfortably aware of our mortality why don't you.
Do you think they'll stick one of those pop-out thermometers into him? Not touching the bone, of course.
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Default Re: Bernard Matthews died yesterday....no really!!!

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At the cremation wrap him in foil and don't turn the oven off until the juices are all runny.
Bootiful!

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Default Re: Bernard Matthews died yesterday....no really!!!

There were more grim headlines in 2006 when an animal welfare group called for an inquiry after a court heard how two Mr Matthews' workers were filmed playing "baseball" with live turkeys.

The original Olde English version of course!
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The original Olde English version of course!
You mean Rounders?
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You mean Rounders?
Yes, that's it....the Rounders Worlde Series.......
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Default Re: Bernard Matthews died yesterday....no really!!!

He is the man who effectively put turkey on the plates of everyday working families

Trade Description Act, that sausage shaped plastic looking white stuff was turkey then was it!
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James Blunt was lined up to sing "You're Bootiful" at the Funeral Service.


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He was cremated today....




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