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Iceberg lettuce in blond wig outlasts Liz Truss

20 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

And the lettuce wins! A British tabloid declared a head of lettuce the victor in a bizarre competition with Liz Truss. The Guardian explains.

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A wilting 60p iceberg lettuce from Tesco in a blond wig has been crowned the winner of a bizarre competition after outlasting Liz Truss’s tenuous grip on power.

Seven days ago the Daily Star set up a webcam on the lettuce to see if it would have a longer shelf-life than the prime minister. To add to Truss’s humiliating resignation, the lettuce won.

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