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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE ... (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly helping of humanity on display:

The Culture: Statisticians don’t believe polls now…. (Article)

Do you believe government economic statistics, or your lying wallet? 491 mots de plus


Canaries In Extremis, by Robert Gore

Most people’s strongest memory of the last financial crisis was the September 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. However, thirteen months prior to that, August 2007, two Bear Stearns’ mortgage hedge funds went bankrupt. 1 118 mots de plus


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Twelve Hours of Danger a Day: The Women Munition Workers of World War One Part 2

See part 1 here

Women who worked with TNT were nicknamed « canaries » because of the effect of working with it – turning hair ginger and skin yellow. 3 319 mots de plus

Twentieth Century British History

Squad Update at Caernarfon

Caernaeron Town boss Iwan Williams has reshaped his squad following an inconsistent start to the season, with the additions of Alex Jones, Keighan Jones… 121 mots de plus

Holiday Pay...

This week I booked my annual leave online and today I received an email to say that my manager has approved it! Now, anyone who’s been employed for years probably won’t understand what all the fuss is about, but for those of us who are usually self-employed, the thought of being paid your full salary while roasting yourself on a beach thousands of miles away from the office is almost too good to be true. 100 mots de plus

Chooks and much more

Family member Heather Hawkins sent me the link to the Essendon Poultry Society website.

Bruce Tyzack’s research uncovered considerable information about William Baker Tyzack’s son Thomas William Tyzack.   461 mots de plus


Yellow-fronted canary serenade

This little guy gave us a spirited solo performance.  He was up pretty high and didn’t stay still for too long, but it was nice while it lasted. 19 mots de plus