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Fried Fish Boycott 'News Of The World'


Just before word came that the News of the World would fold, one final insult: a boycott. Fish and chips are traditionally wrapped in newspapers, and according to NewsThump, fish were refusing to be wrapped in the British tabloid.

One Dover Sole told the satirical news site...

Unidentified Man: When the time comes I'd prefer to be wrapped in a more up-market newspaper.

MONTAGNE: A Haddock added the tabloid had just gone too far this time. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.