Posts in category Q95: Would you like a piece of the pie?

Pie Bet

Pie Bet
A reserve keeper has caused a Pie Bet scandal. Wayne Shaw, 46, who plays for Sutton United was caught on TV eating a pie in the team’s dug out. He has since resigned amid a betting scandal, with odds of 8-1 available for the touchline stunt. Wayne has claimed that none of his family or friends benefitted from the pie man’s exploit [...]

Pie in Space

Pie in Space
A meat and potato pie has been launched into space attached to a weather balloon. Space enthusiasts from Sheffield based ‘Sent into space’ launched the pie because they wanted to see if the experience would change the pie’s molecular structure, making it easier to eat. They attached a camera to track the pie’s progress [...]

Ye Olde Pie Shop

Ye Olde Pie Shop
A £5 note worth £50,000 has been spent in Ye Olde Pie Shop in Leicestershire. The note is one of only four in circulation containing a tiny portrait of the author, Jane Austin. The portrait is circled by the quote, ‘I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good.’ The notes were issued by Mr Short, a specialist micro-engineer, to [...]