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Judgement day – delayed

The launch of the UK’s Skynet 5B military communications satellite from French Guiana has been delayed. “We tried to understand what’s going on in the electronic equipment but unfortunately we did not succeed,” explained Jean-Yves Le Gall from Arianespace, the … Continue reading

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Versions

Many people wonder what the little suffixes attached to car names mean e.g. ‘BMW SE’ must mean something.  BMW is obviously Big Motor Wagon, everybody knows that, but what does that SE signify? Here is a short guide to help … Continue reading

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Jargon

Office workers are baffled by computer jargon and make serious business blunders because they see ‘IT speak’ as a foreign language, a survey has revealed. Among office workers 26% aren’t sure what a firewall does and therefore have been tempted … Continue reading

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Orange. The new Brown.

There are so many orange coloured people about now. I think it started out as a quick way of getting a suntan that went wrong, but now it’s become a new label of celebrity.  Like torn jeans.  Marilyn Monroe wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Strictly Dancing

There’s been some controversy in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.  Apparently people have been voting for the couples they like instead of the couples who are dancing the best.  That’s outrageous!  Imagine if we did that when we voted for politicians and … Continue reading

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Taking it onboard

Dunston has left Shivering Sands to go Cruising!  Yes, it was a bit of a shock, after all his talk about escaping the over-indulged, media plagued, fatuous life style that he had before.  The truth is that living on that … Continue reading

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