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Johnny Onions

The name Johnny Onions - Sioni Wynwns in Welsh - was a term of endearment, a nickname, given to any and all of the onion sellers from the Roscoff area of Brittany who came to Wales and most parts of Britain in great numbers during the 20th century. In particular, Johnny Onions was a familiar sight in most Welsh towns during the 1920s and '30s, a small man in a dark blue beret, pushing along a bicycle heavily laden with strings of onions.
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‘The Onion’ heading to Comedy Central: Area online sports news team gets TV show

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (5 years ago)

Good news: The Onion Sports Network online video series will turn into a weekly Comedy Central TV show! I’ll definitely be watching. I already get all of my news from Comedy Central and sports awareness from The Onion, so now I can ... Read Post

Onion Talks, A Spoof of TED Talks by The Onion

Odd : Laughing Squid (2 years ago)

Onion Talks is a new video series by The Onion that pokes fun at TED Talks (preview). Yesterday The Onion released the first episode: “Compost-Fueled Cars: Wouldn’t That Be Great?” Additional Onion Talks will be posted every Wednesd... Read Post

Behind The Layers Of The Onion: An Interview With Brooke Alvarez of The Onion News Network

Odd : Thought Catalog (3 years ago)

The ice queen of Onion News Newtwork Brooke Alvarez, played by the endearingly sweet blonde bombshell Suzanne Sena, caught up with me on the phone after wrapping up parody news show FactCheck’s final episode of Season Two. Courtesy ... Read Post

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