Europe's oldest man celebrates his 112th birthday

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  1. Draven

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    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20080606/tuk-raf-flypast-for-112th-birthday-dba1618.html
    OK, now that's just DAMN cool. Happy birthday, Mr Allingham!
     
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  2. Frank Horrigan

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    It's pretty awesome he's still alive and kicking, but I believe you have him a tad older than he really is in the thread title.
     
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    I was like 122!?!?!
     
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    Whoa... 122? I wonder... what's his secret for staying alive for this long? I'd sure as hell like to live to be THAT old.
     
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    LOL ooops.
     
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    I wonder what his secret of longevity is?

    More often than not, it involves daily rations of booze and cigars.
     
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    112? Damn, that's OLD.
     
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    Wow! Amazing! So it is titled "Europe's oldest man" which would lead me to believe that there is someone alive in the world that is older than 112?

    How awesome. I consider myself lucky to just have made it to 28. I can't imagine being able to make it that long.

    Major props, kudos, and a very Happy Birthday to Mr. Allingham!
     
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    Now that's a birthday party!
     
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    There was a bit about him on the news this morning, he said something like "It's down to drink, cigarrettes, and wild, loose women". He is the man!
     
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    112 is the new 87.
     
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    Alcohol is a preservative.

    Haha, but no, I figure it more has something to do with extending your life by enjoying yourself and having a good outlook.
     
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    he is immortal, no one can be his equal.
     
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    Keith Richards.
     
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    Keith Richards is 64; that's a mere 16 years over HALF Henry's age. I'll be amazed if he makes it anywhere near as old.
     
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    Now thats a old man, props to him for living a long life.
     
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    Here is a quote from him

    "cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women—and a good sense of humour" are his secret.

    Here is his Wikipedia page

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Allingham

    :bday 
    and may you have many more. I just hope I am that spry at 112.

    Also there are only 11 known living WW 1 Vets left

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surviving_veterans_of_World_War_I
     
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    :bday  Mr Allingham!
     
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