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On my mental scale of irritating celebrities, with zero equating to mildly intolerable and ten deserving of instant napalm death, Jamie Oliver used to score about five.

3rd July, 2010

On my mental scale of irritating celebrities, with zero equating to mildly intolerable and ten deserving of instant napalm death, Jamie Oliver used to score about five.

Unlike the cast of Sex and the City, he does not provoke fantasies of mass slaughter with a blunt object.

When he was at his peak, I did sometimes feel like smacking his fat tongue with a hot frying pan, like a steak with a tenderiser.

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