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The continuing case of the nags and the knacker man

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The suggestion in last week's "PostScript" that "in Britain people simply don't eat horses" prompted the wrath of several readers, disputing this assertion in no uncertain manner. It was even suggested I should "hoof it". 

Horse was apparently consumed in considerable volumes during and after World War II, simply because people were hungry.

Throughout Britain they were tucking into sizzling steaks, soups and sausages, all of an equine persuasion.

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