Article Archive for November 2003

Science For Children
By andrew
Posted in on 25 November 2003
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In the past month or two I have seen two different children’s science programmes whilst channel-surfing. (Well, channel-paddling, really, with NTL’s limited choice of free channels). The first was called Eureka! and the second was called That’s Genius!. It wasn’t. I have an instinctive distrust for any programme with an exclamation mark in the title, [...]

The Best A Man Can Get?
By andrew
Posted in on 9 November 2003
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There is a law in this country, I seem to remember, which states that you cannot claim your product is “the best”. Carlsberg had to add the word ‘probably’ to their slogan (but then, Carlsberg is demonstrably not the best lager in the world), so why can everyone else get away with it?
A special dispensation [...]