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Unfortunately for the man, as well as everyone else on the council, he'd forgotten to turn off his microphone.
Thus the entire room was subjected to the sound effects of nature's call and the realisation that their colleague appears not to wash his hands afterwards.
Poor Rachael Jonrowe, who was trying to make a serious point about a resolution on diseases, could barely keep it together.
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