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This post was published more than 12 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 12 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  • Factual information might be outdated.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...

Pre-budget statement? African earthquake? Saddam trial?

No way… Not when there’s ‘MAN OFFERS GIRL, 11, LIFT IN HIS CAR‘. Stop the presses!

You’ve got to love local news:

The man … is believed to be in his 40s and bald, with only a little bit of hair at the sides

You really couldn’t make it up.

This 770th post was filed under: Headliner, Media.

More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 3rd May 2018)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 1st April 2018)

World TB Day (published 24th March 2018)

Photo-a-day 241: Mixed messages (published 28th August 2012)

The intelligence question and conspiracy theories (published 13th July 2005)

A way to love the new version of Dad (published 14th September 2012)

Newspapers Reviewed (published 15th February 2005)


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