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Did you know that a recent survey showed people in Sheffield have the worst teeth in Britain? They may bristle, but will have to brace themselves to the facts: Sheffielders were found to have on average more fillings, more missing teeth, and to brush for a shorter time, than anyone else in the land. Brighton , by the way, had the best toothy pegs.

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Famous Sheffield people:

Alastair Burnet
Alison Smithson
Antonia Byatt
Bruce Chatwin
David Blunkett
Derek Simpson
Gordon Banks
Helen Sharman
Henry Sorby
Jessica Ennis
John Hoyland
John Krebs
John Roebuck
Juda Quastel
Kenneth Martin
Leonard Smithers
Malcolm Bradbury
Margaret Drabble
Michael Palin
Naseem Hamed
Oona King
Peter Stringfellow
Robert Hadfield
Roger Taylor
Sean Bean
William Bennett

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I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth. - Oliver Reed
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Elizabeth I excommunicated by the Pope - 1570, Yes Minister First Broadcast - 1980, Birmingham Six convictions overturned - 1991
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