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After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, Canadian scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 150 years ago.


Not to be outdone by their neighbours, in the weeks that followed, an American archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet, and shortly after, a story published in the New York Times:


"American archaeologists, finding traces of 250-year-old copper wire, have

concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech communications network 50 years

earlier than the Canadians".


One week later, the British authorities reported the following:


"After digging as deep as 30 feet in North Yorkshire , Jack Arkwright, a self-

taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely f*** all.


Jack has therefore concluded that 250 years ago, Yorkshire had already gone



Just makes me bloody proud to be Yorkshire.

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