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February 17, 2012

An appetite for news: The Dundee woman who eats her local newspaper

By andrew

A pregnant mum has been left with a ‘bizarre craving’for eating her local newspaper, the Dundee Evening Telegraph.

Ann Curran told the Scottish Sun the Telegraph is the only ‘only newsprint with the proper flavour’and that she ‘stashes shredded copies in her handbag for emergency snacks”.

She said:

I could be sitting in the bingo hall and I’ll start ripping out pages of the newspaper. All the people look at me going, ‘What is she doing?’. I tear the white bits off the edges of the pages and keep them in a bag so I can eat them while I’m shopping.

The Sun reports that Curran, of Dundee, ‘stocks up on copies of the paper during the week so she has enough to eat at the weekends”.

She said:

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If you shredded up lots of different bits of paper, I would know exactly which one was the Evening Telegraph.

My pals keep papers for me but I have to buy a couple of extras to get me through the weekend.

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