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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 13 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 13 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

This Guardian piece hits very close to home at the moment. If I hear this on my voicemail again, I think I’ll scream:

Hi there. My name is David Williams. I’m calling you because one of my colleagues has been trying to get hold of you because someone in your household entered our draw last year and we’ve been trying to let you know you’ve won a major prize.

I didn’t think anyone would be silly enough to actually call them back, though. Obviously I’ve misjudged the great British public once again.

This 296th post was filed under: Headliner.

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