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A middle-aged heroine was hailed by Scotland Yard today for her part in helping the Flying Squad arrest a gang of violent crooks who were attempting a robbery at her golf club. According to the Yard, the famous Flying Squad had got wind of the gang's plan to snatch cash as it was being removed from the Perivale Golf Club by a …

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Middle-aged?

Can we please tell us what the approved age range is to be considered "middle-aged"? 66 seems a bit outside the boundaries to me.

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Always

Middle Aged is two years older than me.

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SuperGran!

it has to be done - apologies

Stand back Superman, Iceman, Spiderman. Batman and Robin too

Don’t wanna cause a fracas, but BA Baracas, have I got a match for you.

She makes them look like a bunch of fairies.

She’s got more bottle than United Dairies.

Hang about - Look out! For Supergran.

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Re: Supergran!

No need to apologise.

Made me chuckle to have the following exchange in our local Fab Cafe:

Quizmaster: "Which TV theme is this?"

Me, to scribe: "Supergran"

Me, to team: "it's Billy Connolly singing this"

Quizmaster: "...and, for a bonus point, who's singing?"

Adjacent team: "they just said who it was. Did anybody hear it clearly?"

// Pint, 'cos we usually won.

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How desperate can one be

Taking such risks for a meagre £3'500. Pathetic, almost pitiable...

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Trollface

The Granny was also arrested for carrying an offensive weapon ??

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Big Brother

Intent?

You can be charged with intent to resist? How does the prosecutor prove this, and isn't this a bit Minority Report-ish?

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re:Intent?

I think that's "GBH with intent to resist", i.e. intending to resist arrest by assaulting the arresting officer with a cash box.

Not just "intent to resist", that would be very Minority Report. Don't give them ideas.

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When word gets around in the yard that the new guy couldn't get away from a 66-year-old granny, he is going to be very popular...

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Hmm...

"... so what do you think, Jenkins, should I choose a 1 Wood for hitting power or a 7 iron for more precise control?"

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FAIL

I am speechless. Not one mention of The Sweeney?

Don't, Guv, 'e's not worth it.

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Paris Hilton

Help out your Stateside readers.

GBH =?

Great bodily harm?

Gastric bypass hamsters?

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Re: Help out your Stateside readers.

grievious bodily harm.

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Ahhh

Thank you... So very close.

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