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Too Much Of A Good Thing

by | 19th, September 2003

‘“WE are now eating 28 million eggs a day,” says Mark Williams, the chief executive of the excitingly-named British Egg Industry Council. “It’s phenomenal, I have never known it like this.”

‘My son was in that film’

Phenomenal indeed. And this raises many questions. How many people are employed by the British Egg Industry Council? A hundred? A thousand?

Even if it employs 10,000 people, that would still be some achievement. By our reckoning, that would mean that each employee is eating 2,800 eggs every day.

Anyone who has seen the film Cool Hand Luke will never forget the sight of Paul Newman’s grotesquely distended belly – and that was after consuming

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