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Countdown Spectacular

Clinton Walker, The Australian, 2007

I USED TO have this attempted joke I'd pull out at sagging Sunday afternoon barbeques when I wanted to leave. Oh well, I'd say, I gotta get home for Countdown. Most people would look at me perplexedly, but a handful of others, of a particular middle age, allowed me a knowing smirk.

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