"Hunger is a shocking thing.." Charlie Dickens.
Pic: Reuters / The Island 4 March 2002
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"The best laid plans of Meeyo and Men...!" Robert Burns, Scottish Poet and Whisky-Soak
"Apita Kanta Diyalla!... Apita Bonta..." Anonymous Sri Lankan poet.
"The best laid plans of Meeyo and Men...!" said a Scottish whisky-soak called Rabbie Burns (Robutt Aiya). And Charlie Dickens (Charlie Aiya) said "Hunger is a Shocking Thing!" in his book Nicholas Nickleby.
Srilankans are of course used to hunger and disappointment but...
When this effort to get into the Guinness Book of CDs went horribly wrong the McMalupaan Corporation of Punchi Borella came to the rescue and provided a large McKiributh...with McLunumiris.
No one died of food poisoning...
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Original story: Sri Lankan chief cooks pose after cooking a 610 foot long (185.9 metre) dish of milk rice in Colombo on March 3, 2002 in a bid to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. 150 cooks broke open 2,000 coconuts and boiled 1,200 kilos of rice to cook the traditional delicacy. Thousands of people queued up in the morning to polish off the dish. - (REUTERS)
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