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County Town: Sheffield
Population: 1,266,338
Area: 1,552 sq km
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Did you know that a recent survey showed people in Sheffield have the worst teeth in Britain? They may bristle, but will have to brace themselves to the facts: Sheffielders were found to have on average more fillings, more missing teeth, and to brush for a shorter time, than anyone else in the land. Brighton , by the way, had the best toothy pegs.

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Alastair Burnet | Alison Smithson | Antonia Byatt | Arthur Scargill | Barry Hines | Brian Blessed | Bruce Chatwin | Darren Gough | David Blunkett | Derek Simpson | Diana Rigg | Dickie Bird | Ed Clancy | Fred Trueman | George Porter | Gordon Banks | Harold Hobson | Harry Godwin | Helen Sharman | Henry Sorby | Jeremy Clarkson | Jessica Ennis | Joe Root | John Arden | John Hoyland | John Krebs | John McLaughlin | John Roebuck | Joseph Locke | Juda Quastel | Kenneth Martin | Kevin Keegan | Leonard Smithers | Lesley Garrett | Malcolm Bradbury | Margaret Drabble | Michael Palin | Michael Parkinson | Naseem Hamed | Oona King | Peter Stringfellow | Robert Hadfield | Roger Taylor | Sean Bean | Sir Frederick Russell | Sir Michael Sadler | William Bennett | William Hague |

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Incongruity is the mainspring of laughter. - Max Beerbohm
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Battle of Lostwithiel - 1644, Battle of Dunkeld - 1689
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