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The Nifty Fifty

by | 14th, January 2004

‘WHILE DJ Tony Blair books his ticket to Ibiza, he might like to wonder why he is already out of the running in one popular vote.

‘Call me Tony’

The Independent has seen the runners and, thanks to the wonders of Viagra, possibly riders as well in Saga Magazine’s bid to find the 50 wisest over-50s in the UK today.

“There is no doubt about the popularity of this kind of survey,” says a spokeswoman for the magazine, “but they always seem only to recognise factors such as money or sex appeal.

“Wisdom isn’t just about being smart, it is also about experience. We are looking for those with a mixture of brilliance and application.”

Clearly Tony would have topped any poll where the criteria were raw sexual

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