Saturday, July 20th, 2024

I came across this story on BBC News this morning. The jist of the story is that a man in Iran is having his hand cut off for stealing. The title “Iranian chocolate thief faces hand amputation’ suggests some poor guy is having the chop for stealing a bar of chocolate. However, if we examine […]

I log on to BBC News this morning and the headline news article is “Five Chilean miners ‘depressed’”. The story goes on to tell how a group of miners who have been stuck in a collapsed mineshaft are suffering depressing. Is that really a surprise and worthy of the headline ? I think it shows […]

Came across this on BBC News: So wait a minute- it was the request for a birthday cake with the name ‘Adolf’ that tipped them off? Clearly the 30 foot swastikas outside their house didn’t do it ? Not the school role call? I just imagine it: John Hill – present Miss. Adolf Hitler […]

Read this story on BBC online: where a local woman in Greece decided to torch the genitals of a British tourist. It reminded me an event a few months back in Newcastle, where the latest marketing ploy is to have young women walk around with shot glasses an a bottle of some horrid high-alcohol […]