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Farthing

A former coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to one quarter of one penny. Farthings were used in the United Kingdom prior to the decimalization of the British pound. They ceased to be legal tender in 1960.
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Farthing, 37, who has a long record of public order offences, ranted: "Why have you come to my country, you f***ing immigrant, you f***ing Scottish c**t?
Also born at North Tyneside yesterday was 6lb 3oz Jade Elizabeth Lucy Farthing.
The Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) said it was unable to comment on the case of Rachael Farthing, who claims police acted unreasonably when she pulled over on the M6 near Birmingham.
Rachael Farthing, 44, was driving to Birmingham for a business event when motorway traffic signs left her hopelessly confused.
Ross Adams and Nikki Fitzsimmons relax near a penny farthing, left; and, right , the conference bike
We're not accosting people or trying to be vicious, we're just trying to have our voices heard,'' said Jeff Farthing, a 22-year-old clerk.
HOW refreshing to read some happy news for once - I refer to your exclusive story about Alan Farthing, who was thrown into the public eye following the tragic death of his fiancee, Jill Dando.
1 sticker company - to give Sunday Mail readers a super Animals of Farthing Wood album and packet of stickers worth 88p.
For the eighth year in a row, comedian Ann Farthing, the "Ultimate Mistress of Ceremonies," will provide color commentary for the costume contest.
Trevor Farthing, 52, who suffers from anxiety, was last seen on Marshalls Cross Road, in Newtonle-Willows, at 9.
In Farthing Court, Graham Street, which is also near the Jewellery Quarter and local amenities, a one-bedroom apartment is for rent at PS555pcm.
Maintaining our city-centre location was paramount,'' said director Liane Farthing.