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Warning: This post was published more than 10 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

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A cure for hiccups has won one of this year’s Ig Nobel prizes. It involves fingers and bottoms – and probably funny looks if undertaken on public transport. Read more here.

This 979th post was filed under: Health, News and Comment.






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