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So, what's everyone up to this evening then?

“Happy Off Licence Thursday”.

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The day that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus, when Christians refrain from eating meat and the Stations of the Cross can be heard wafting from churches up and down the country.

It’s also the day when the pubs are closed and the sale of alcohol (with some exceptions) is prohibited, which means that this evening….

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