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A Richard for every month of 2015….?

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Among the tongue-in-cheek reports for looking back on 2015  (that’s not a typo), Guardian.com for 28th December 2014 has this to say:-

Twelve more bodies identified as Richard III

The laboratory that identified the skeleton from under a Leicester car park as the last Plantagenet king was in the spotlight again last spring when 12 more sets of mortal remains, many of them comparatively recently deceased, also tested positive for the crook-backed monarch. “It’s ridiculous – everything keeps coming up ‘Richard III’! There may be something up with our equipment,” chuckled a technician on “Newsnight”.
But a spokesman for Leicester University said it was too soon to question the initial findings. “This certainly can’t mean that the first skeleton definitely isn’t Richard III. Maybe the machines are faulty but, still, you know what they say: even a stopped clock…”

You can see the rest of the article at http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/28/2015-in-review-bbc-bias-alan-partridge-david-mitchell

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