Writing Prompt: Selling Coal to Newcastle

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Writing Prompt: Selling Coal to Newcastle

Writing prompt For the summer months, our writing prompts will be based on common idioms in the English language.

"Selling coal to Newcastle" is an idiom for a pointless action, based on the fact that Newcastle's economy was heavily based in coal.

Write a story or poem that illustrates this proverb.

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