C K *
C K *
Geology, Palaeontology, Scientific Practitioners, Class
Shows a bespectacled 'Scientific Pedestrian' standing before a sweating north of England 'Excavator' who stands, pick axe in hand, in a shallow hole. Responding to the scientist's question whether he had found any fossils, the excavator remarks: 'Dunno what you calls "vossuls". We finds nowt here but muck and 'ard work!'.
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