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The Fourth Plinth winning entry: a right turkey

Like Ann Widdecombe and Twiglets, the Fourth Plinth is one of those things the British public have unexpectedly taken to their hearts. In the final months of last year, the Fourth Plinth commissioning panel invited the public to help choose which two sculptures will sit atop the plinth in Trafalgar Square in 2012 and 2013, respectively. 17,000 people commented on the eclectic shortlist, with responses ranging from enthusiastic (“Love this idea! I think it reflects the best of British. Good,…

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