Spuds to the rescue!
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Silly Season: Bizarre Stories You Won't Believe!
33. Spuds to the rescue!
Roadside repair men don't come much more dedicated than Mario Papademetriou. The AA worker was awarded a commendation for creating the most original and innovative roadside repair, when he managed to get a broken vehicle running again with the help of a potato! The 59-year-old used the spud to replace a faulty condenser in a Land Rover, after it gave way and the car broke down.