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Garden Gnomes Under Threat
Residents of Derbyshire (in the north Midlands of England) have received official-looking letters threatening them with criminal prosecution if they don't remove all gnomes from their gardens. The presence of the gnomes supposedly runs afoul of government planning regulations. Real officials warn that the letters are a hoax.
Gnomes
Posted by The Curator on Wed Dec 17, 2003


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