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Laurel and Hardy in Co. Durham

Oct 5th, 2010 | By

We all like a wry laugh when things don’t go to plan. I’m the same and it was amusing when I saw the BBC story about County Durham which said that the county’s tourist office had printed 50,000 leaflets all saying that Stan Laurel was born in the county. (It didn’t claim Oliver Hardy was born there as well. He is still American as far as I know.) The tourism people could have named all sorts of people who had been born in Durham including
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