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If I ruled the world: less is more

Miss Piggy said you should never eat anything bigger than your head. Fat people clearly weren’t listening. I’ll cut them down to size…

By Andrew Martin   October 2010

On a recent visit to the cinema, I found my enjoyment of the thriller The Secret in Their Eyes spoiled by the noise of a man behind me eating popcorn. While I have sadly given up hope that people will stop talking after a film starts, I had continued to believe that they would stop eating fairly early on because, surely, after a while there is no food left. But half an hour in, there was no let-up in the steady munching sound, so I turned around and gave the offender the old death-ray stare. Even if I do say…

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