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2009-09-02 14:22:57

A British couple said family and friends enjoyed cake, cheese and wine at their home to mark their refrigerator's 50th birthday. Paul Howkins, 75, said he and his wife, Val, hosted the shindig at their Coventry, England, home to celebrate the fridge that has adorned their kitchen since August 1959, four years after their wedding, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. Everyone tells us to get rid of it but we don't want to, Howkins said.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.