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Ouch!

Spotted in Hockley, Birmingham. Oh dear!
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... nor any drop to drink.

As eny fule kno. Except, apparently, that scourge of trendy teaching and declining educational standards, the Daily Mail, whose headline today (I glimpsed it in the Coop while replenishing my stocks of paracetamol) reads

AND NOT A DROP TO DRINK


I blame the journalists...

Aaaaargh!

Jul. 11th, 2007 09:11 pm
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On the hypochondriac feature currently on R4, they are exposing me to one of my linguistic bĂȘtes noires of the moment.

They are talking about the rise in resistance to antibiotics of various bacteria. Including Clostridium difficile. Which they insist on pronouncing as if it were French and not Latin. 'diffi-SEAL', not 'di-FICK-il-ay'

This is distressingly common and drives me potty.
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Spotted in Elgar Road, Reading, yesterday:





Oh dear...
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Down at the Butts Centre, young men in battle fatigues are flogging paintballing events...



And this one really made me laugh out loud...

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