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Holly Go Dearly

by | 10th, December 2003

‘BEING collectively blessed with a GCSE in geography, we know that it often “rains” and is “wet”. We know that at other times the “sun” shines and it is “hot”.

An expensive piece of Holly

And when there is “thunder” and there is “lightning”, we have what is known as a “storm”.

And storms (try to stay with it this is your future we’re talking about here) have become twice a prevalent in the last 50 years due to climate change.

The Guardian takes our class on a step further, and for those budding Michael Fishes and Ulrika Jonssons out there, there is much talk of “North Atlantic oscillations”, “millibars” and “depression”.

For the rest of you, there is now the right to move onto the Times’ A-level is Christmas Studies.

And news is that thanks to climate change the price for holly has risen sharply from 75p to a staggering £4 a pound.

Such is the drama of this situation that the paper tells us that

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