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What is Lorem Ipsum?
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Why do we use it?
It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using 'Content here, content here', making it look like readable English. Many desktop publishing packages and web page editors now use Lorem Ipsum as their default model text, and a search for 'lorem ipsum' will uncover many web sites still in their infancy. Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose (injected humour and the like).

Where can I get some?
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An XJS Celebration

by Matthew Steeples

Future classic Jaguar XJS Celebration convertible offered for sale

May 11, 2016

Fine tech

by Matthew Steeples

£6.4 million San Francisco house complete with an accessory perfect for any ‘tech boomer’

April 11, 2016

No Trumps for Trump

by Matthew Steeples

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March 22, 2016

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by General

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by Matthew Steeples

Owner of Hustler magazine, Larry Flynt, urges Donald Trump to come clean about the size of his manhood

March 2, 2016

Kylie and Kardashian

by Matthew Steeples

There’s only one Kylie – and it’s not a Jenner-Kardashian

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by Matthew Steeples

London echoes New York in bemoaning what its Fashion Week (and other events) have become dominated by

February 6, 2016

Moving a mansion

by Matthew Steeples

Washington’s oldest house – which was originally located in Massachusetts – for sale

January 7, 2016

A Kaiser double

by Matthew Steeples

Rare 1954 Kaiser-Darrin roadsters to be auctioned in Arizona and Paris; they come complete with unusual sliding doors