British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the viewers how to make things, how to care for your pet, and other features. Written by
Jeffrey Petro <JeffP@iserver.icon.palo-alto.med.va.gov>
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[deliberate double-entendre in item about making hedges by partially cutting tree trunks and laying the trees flat
One of the competitors was saying to me that as long as you have a decent length to start with, you can manage a good lay.
Referenced in The Apprentice: Episode #5.7