Yorkshire Knitting Too Heavy For Lamp-Posts At The Tour de France


Seems the lamp-posts around Cambridge are made of stronger stuff than those around Yorkshire. No longer can the cry of, “Southern Softie” be levelled at those in Cambridge. LINK

Seems the knitted bunting that had been prepared for the Tour de France became too heavy when drenched in Yorkshire rain. So concerned were they around Masham that they have removed it for fear that their lampposts might bend under the stress.

The 2,000 knitted mini cycle jerseys of Cambridge have been very carefully weighed, both dry and wet, and a council spokesman declared, “We have no such concerns. Our lampposts have a bit more backbone to them than those in Yorkshire.”

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