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They should know better

I was quite shocked at work today to see my RSS screensaver scroll up a BBC headline Two UK troops die in Afghanistan. Two whole troops? No, apparently they meant two soldiers. A bit of a relief. But the BBC of all organisations should know better than to use the …

Odd stuff

We drove to Glasgow and back today because the website of a piano dealer there said they were having a closing down sale. Sadly, they seem to have already closed. Went looking for things to spend my Christmas book tokens on but didn’t find anything. Any recommendations? We passed a …