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Is this April fools?

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ButterfliesinSpring Fri 01-Apr-16 09:21:16

NightWanderer Fri 01-Apr-16 09:24:26

The article was published a few days ago so I don't think so,. I assumed the Olivia Coleman as the new Bond story was the spoof.

ButterfliesinSpring Fri 01-Apr-16 09:26:45


Since when were tank engines representative of anything culturally in 2016

NightWanderer Fri 01-Apr-16 09:28:22

This story. Sorry Olivia if it's true!

BertrandRussell Fri 01-Apr-16 09:28:51

Why do you think it might be an April Fool? Because of the racial stereotyping?

ButterfliesinSpring Fri 01-Apr-16 09:32:59

Yes I thought it was to rile the folk who think everything is too PC these days - especially as it's in the DF, where lots of readers hold that opinion

Goingtobeawesome Fri 01-Apr-16 09:34:20

Olivia as Bond has to be an April fool as was gmb's idea for three seasons. I guessed the first and missed the second.

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