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10 August 2011

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  1. BBC News - One word we don’t hear enough: ‘Erm’

    From January 2010, Michael Blastland shows how wrong the Bank of England’s GDP projection fan charts can be. (Also, that daft “The face of uncertainty…” stock photo and caption is priceless.)

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @tedmills I’ve never seen that either. I’ve seen The Icicle Thief though. Which makes me terribly post-modern twenty years ago.

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    @gilest Try “bum,poo,wee” on tweetolife.com. I wonder why there’s a big bum spike? #teehee

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    @Zoonie @chrislunch Apparently it’s a game for mobile devices that involves building a tower block. I daren’t even look at it.

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    @D_Nye_Griffiths @blaine If dispersal is the problem then the answer must be giant vacuum cleaners! Suck all the rioters into the giant bag!

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    @benhammersley In retrospect, even the Bank of England’s wide fans are sometimes way too narrow: http://flic.kr/p/9dM8qQ

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    @simonth Phew, close escape. I pray no one makes a good one.

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    @minor9th I always wanted to play Little Computer People.

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    @chrislunch Apparently it’s a game for mobile devices that involves building a tower block. I daren’t even look at it.

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    Everyone in this office spends all their time discussing Tiny Tower. All. Their. Time. Nothing else matters.

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    @infovore Better ones aren’t as common as it might seem. Besides, yours is otherwise very good.

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    @tomcoates This. +1. Like. Fave. *****

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    Told my Dad I got a Kindle for my bday. Me - Do you know what that is? Dad - Yeah, it's a chocolate egg.