Strange coincidences

"A few years ago, my wife and I trekked up to the top of the Acropolis in Athens and stood in a crowd of thousands to admire the view," writes Peter Reed of Browns Bay. "It was packed out and very, very hot. We couldn't hear a word of English being spoken, but many foreign languages around us. Then I heard an English-speaking voice behind me, and turning to the couple, I said 'Well, you don't hear much English up here'. They laughed and then asked me where we were from. 'New Zealand' says I. 'Which part?' they


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