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Old May 8th 20, 07:14 AM posted to uk.transport.london
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Default Nice empty tube

On 08/05/2020 03:01, Recliner wrote:
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There can't be many people left who have personal memories of VE-Day. After
the care homes crisis, their number has probably halved in the last couple
of months. Not a great way of celebrating them.


Hyperbole has it's place but I don't think that was one of them. The
ONS estimated 2.4 per cent of the UK population was over 85. Even
after allowing for immigration that's over 1.5 million likely to have
memories of VE Day. And if you reckon 750,000 over 85s have probably
died in the past couple of months....

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