mangel-wurzel


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mangel-wurzel

see mangels.
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Cinephiles and inquisitive visitors travelling to Leeds in November will get a sneak peak into the off-beat world of Jake Mangel-Wurzel when Mr Somebody is screened during the renowned Leeds International Film Festival.
In years gone by they were a familiar sight in the English countryside - those roughly- made figures of sticks and straw, dressed in old ragged clothes with perhaps a turnip or a mangel-wurzel for a head, swaying in the breeze to scare the birds away from the crops.
This one was built in 1854 so they could get the mangel-wurzel crop down from Lord Luvaduck's farm at Throxton Blanket.
And, once you have crashed through the hedge and into a field of mangel-wurzels, the farmer driving it will take delight in saying: "Get off my land.
After I'd mixed her mash and cut a few mangel-wurzels for her, I noticed a drop of milk coming from her udder.