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13 funny things people said about the guys ‘defending’ the George Eliot statue in Nuneaton

Well, it’s fair to say no-one saw this coming. A group of men was spotted apparently standing guard in front of a statue of George Eliot in Nuneaton, while a Black Lives Matter protest took place a short distance away.

That’s right. George Eliot.

And it prompted no end of funny comments on Twitter, of which these are our favourite.

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To conclude …

Whatever next?

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The Mail on Sunday asked what’s become of tolerant Britain and these replies were in no doubt

Source @HelenJMacdonald

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