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Those London 2012 gold medal are more Argos jewellery than 22 carats

by | 8th, August 2012

YAAAAY! Team GB is winning gold hand over fist. Sod football let’s make athletics the national sport. We’re good at it. Very good at it. It’s 22 gold gongs so far! The Daily Express leads with the headline: “22 CARAT GOLD.”

Presumably, when the GB athletes had 9 gold medals the Express toyed with the headline “9 CARAT GOLD”, it being a benchmark of excellence and Argos jewellery. Only, those medals are not all that golden :

The gold medal

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