"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

On Being A Pedant

 As if it weren't enough to stomach the news they churn out these days, the newspapers seem to be going one step further to encourage me to stop reading them altogether. I'm now inured to the lies, half-truths and sloppy journalism; reading the press now just wouldn't be the same if I didn't come away without a feeling of contempt for their uninspiring drivel. Illiteracy, however, takes it all to a higher level:

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This sentence is from Blair's Polish award in the DM.  I mean, I ask you!

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