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Stiff Upper Lip

Cheese supply

Scott of the Antarctic took 3500 lbs of cheddar cheese on his famous expedition of 1901.

Brave decision

During the outbreak of the plague in 1665, the residents of Eyam in the Peak District decided to quarantine themselves to stop the disease spreading further even though they knew this would mean certain death for the majority of the villagers.

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