Blog: Obvious innit..
Dave Leggett | 1 June 2004
Drive rather than walk? We've all seen some bad cases - people who drive a few hundred yards rather than use those two protruding things that have feet for pedals at the bottom of them. Well, it's bad for you and that's official. Too much driving turns you into a fat lump of lard. Isn't it nice to know about the worthy research that goes on? To paraphrase the John Cleese character Basil, of Fawlty Towers, these people really can make something of a speciality of 'stating the bleeding obvious'.
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