Eric Olthwaite is so boring that his family all leave home to escape him. Then one day he is accidentally caught up in a bank robbery and discovers that the robber shares his interests in shovels,black pudding and rainfall so they team up to make daring raids to steal rainfall records. As a result Eric becomes famous and is considered interesting again,so much so that he is made the mayor of Denley Moor. Written by
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Did You Know?
It were hard to accept I were boring. Especially with my interest in rain fall.
Referenced in Ripping Yarns: Golden Gordon
The Ballad of Eric Olthwaite
by André Jacquemin
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