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    You've 'goat' tae be kidding me

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-38205945

    First line of this news story is probably the best opening line to a news story I've ever read.


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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Exile View Post
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-38205945

    First line of this news story is probably the best opening line to a news story I've ever read.
    Quality.
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    I'd love to go into that store today and ask where the Irish butter is.
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    Even the farm animals over here favour violence and intimidation as a means of getting their own way.

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    Why was the shopkeeper waiting on the man with the f@nnies hat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonnyboy View Post
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    Why was the shopkeeper waiting on the man with the f@nnies hat?
    Maybe they sell wands in the Carrickfergus EuroSpar

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    That's brilliant. I've not read any further than the first line.

    My imagination is running wild, in a good way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    That's brilliant. I've not read any further than the first line.

    My imagination is running wild, in a good way.

    "Sorry mate, you're not getting in " ...

    "Right, that's it ..." 😂😂😂😂
    The last line is a belter too:

    The incident ended when a man, believed to be the goat's owner, arrived at the shop and dragged the goat off by the horns.

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    "The shop manager told BBC News NI the stray goat charged at one of his regular customers, named Billy."


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    Quote Originally Posted by GlesgaeHibby View Post
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    "The shop manager told BBC News NI the stray goat charged at one of his regular customers, named Billy."

    Lots of good bits but that was my favourite line too. Still making me laugh now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlesgaeHibby View Post
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    "The shop manager told BBC News NI the stray goat charged at one of his regular customers, named Billy."

    That has to be a joke, surely?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlesgaeHibby View Post
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    "The shop manager told BBC News NI the stray goat charged at one of his regular customers, named Billy."

    Tbf in NI there was probably a pretty high chance that could happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Exile View Post
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-38205945

    First line of this news story is probably the best opening line to a news story I've ever read.
    This is a old one from a few years ago but the headline still gets me everytime.

    http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/09/feral-...-tree-3955542/

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