[Jokes] Aberystwyth up for sale

McKenna, Chris (RDSSW) chris.mckenna at defra.gsi.gov.uk
Fri May 9 17:36:20 BST 2003

from Ananova:
Aberystwyth available on eBay	
Aberystwyth has been put up for sale on eBay.

The prank auction invites bids for a seaside town that's "in a good
condition", but "can smell slightly."
The seller adds it is a place where "locals are occasionally a problem".
The town, which has a population of just over 11,000, has so far attracted a
highest bid of £22.
A spokeswoman for eBay <http://www.ebay.co.uk/> said she had not yet seen
the auction herself but attributed to a disgruntled visitor.
The Aberystwyth item was later taken down from the website.
Story filed: 14:44 Friday 9th May 2003

Chris McKenna
Somerset & Dorset Team
RDS South West (Bristol)
tel: 0117 959 1000 ext. 3344
gtn: 1372 3436

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