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Published on August 22nd, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

Egg-sterminate?

I’m afraid there was no avoiding this particular pun – as you can see, this egg-shaped Dalek is pretty cool!

A Dalek eggHowever it seems that over in the USA, a massive recall is in place on millions of eggs that originate from just a couple of farms – eggs infected with the salmonella bacteria which might jog a few memories for us Brits.

Back in the 1980s, around the same time that Doctor Who was entering its “low period”, there was a massive salmonella scare. Egg puns were coming out ten to the dozen – but let’s not forget that people were dying from the virus; children, pregnant women and the elderly.

So wherever in the world you are, if you’re not as fit as you might be, make sure you cook your eggs properly!

(Via Wired)

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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