The Guardian’s mystery man’s adventures

1983—a mystery man whom the British journalist Alan Rusbridger challenged (as a prank) The Guardian’s readers to identify in order to claim a £10 book token

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history of the British name ‘Lobby Lud’

1927—a mystery man The Westminster Gazette’s readers were challenged to identify in order to claim prize money—‘Lobby Lud’: the Gazette’s telegraphic address

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