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Fat Chance

by | 28th, September 2004

‘THE trouble with diets is that once you’ve lost weight, it’s devilishly easy to put it straight back on.


Take the Little Chef – the rotund cartoon character who for years has welcomed us into motorway service stations with the promise of watery soup and a wholemeal roll for £19.99 or full English breakfast and miniature pot of tea for £84.50.

A few weeks ago this cuddly cook was axed, and a slim-line version was introduced for the company logo.

The problem with the old one was that he was accused of being overweight, or mistaken for a small child carrying hot food, which is dangerous.

Apparently large numbers of people had nothing better to do than write in and complain about this.

However, the new version was not to everyone’s taste either. Paedophiles didn’t like it because it looked more adult – but obviously their views were not taken into account.

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