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A cartoon

13 February 2008

A wee cartoon I drew ages ago and have unearthed from the piles of papers in my study…

Dinosaurs in Lurgan!

12 February 2008

In my civilian identity I work in public liability claims. We have a personal injury claim in Lurgan, County Armagh, and here’s a photo of the trip hazard:

You can’t tell me that’s not a dinosaur footprint. Call in the Primeval team to search for anomalies!

Good lord.

2 February 2008

Apparently, Woolworths have been selling a bed designed for six-year-old girls with the brand-name “Lolita”. When it was pointed out that this might not be entirely appropriate, they responded (and I paraphrase, but not inaccurately) “nobody who works for Woolworths has ever heard of the famous novel of that name about the middle-aged man who becomes sexually obsessed with a pre-teen girl, or of the two films based on it. We looked it up on Wikipedia, and you’re quite right, that’s inappropriate. We’ll withdraw it from sale and ask our suppliers what on earth they were thinking calling it that.” Can an entire company really be that culturally ignorant? It’s hard to believe.

Here’s the story from Reuters.