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Posted: 14 Nov 18 22:28

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A surprisingly benign side has emerged to the notorious Sixties East End gangland boss Ronnie Kray, as a trunk full of his personal possessions has been discovered in the loft of his childhood home. The items - including a delicately curated collection of pressed wild flowers - were auctioned yesterday morning at Sotheby's, fetching £14,000 (£11,200 after commission). Our Arts Correspondent.....

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Posted: 14 Nov 18 22:33
Dear Spoofe,

This is a wonderful article. 5*

How refreshing to see a story about something healthy like flower-pressing.

I had never come across Mr Kray before, honest, I ain't never seen him, but he seems like a really nice man. A rough diamond, with a softer underbelly, as Lord Boothby used to say about his latest bit of "East End Rough".

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Enoch Powell

PS I hate to say "I told you so, but...…" Just sayin'.

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Posted: 22 Nov 18 11:02
Isn't "flower pressing" a euphemism for what happens in the prison showers when someone drops their bar of soap?

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Posted: 22 Nov 18 17:37

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Isn't "flower pressing" a euphemism for what happens in the prison showers when someone drops their bar of soap?


Dear Sir


I think the appropriate phrase is "and then some".

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