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Re: rumours of war

Dear all

This is an urban myth, which I have heard repeated set in a
dozen different locations. It shares the characteristic 
structure of 'I know someone who knows someone'.



On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 19:04:50 +0100 tim buckley 
<> wrote:

> Dear all, 
> at the risk of appearing ludicrous......
> my sister's friend was waiting in a queue to pay for her shopping. In front of her was a man of 
>Middle Eastern appearance. He was just short of the amount required to pay his bill, and my 
>sister's friend did him a favour by making up the difference. He followed her out of the shop, 
>thanked her and then said:
> "Stay out of London on Saturday." Then he was off. 
> The police have been advised. It probably means nothing anyway. 
> Best,    Tim 

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