Monthly Archives: May 2010

Siphon the python

How weird that the day after my last post I should stumble upon a news story in The Guardian Science blog about an Australian scientist who has successfully challenged the Oxford English Dictionary over its definition of the word ‘siphon’. … Continue reading

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Budgie smugglers and free traders

Andrew Marr’s Start the Week on Radio 4 yesterday was a wonderful distraction from the seemingly interminable talk of hung parliaments, coalition governments, proportional representation, progressive alliances, and political dealings of all shades. Why? Because one of my favourite Australian … Continue reading

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