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Derby Mystery: Why Has So Much Cutlery Been Flushed Down The Toilet?

by | 31st, December 2013

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IT’S been a big week for cutlery. First, we saw Etibar Elchyev, 41, seize the world record for having metal objects stuck by magnetic force to his body. His record stands at 53 spoons. Now we learn of goings on in Derby.

Severn Trent Water has broadcast this picture of hundreds of spoons, knives and forks found in the local sewers around Chaddesden.

Helen Fee, customer operations manager, is amazed. “How on earth people have managed to flush this amount of cutlery, I don’t know,” she says. “You wouldn’t think knives and forks would fit down a toilet, but

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