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December 18, 2013

Biggs will be remembered as ‘lovable cheeky rogue’, say morons

by philapilus

 

In the flesh: The nasty Kray twins, dressed to...

Like Laurel and Hardy, only with more chelsea grins and fewer pratfalls

The death of Great Train Robber, Ronnie Biggs, has reignited the debate over whether crooks from the good old days should be reclassified by historians as ‘diamond geezers’ rather than ‘criminals’.

Ronnie Biggs who participated in Britain’s most famous heist, then escaped prison and spent nearly four decades on the run, was hailed as “One of the greatest Britons of the 20th century” by the prime minister, who will be delivering the eulogy at his funeral.

A police spokesman, PC McGarry No. 452, said “Ronnie was one of that generation of classic crooks, cheeky chappies, whose mottos in life were as big-hearted and joyful as they were themselves; ‘be lucky’, ‘you’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ and ‘you hold him down while I cut his eyelids off’.  Classic

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