Posts By Prenderghast

The Iron Lady’s Downfall

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Margaret Thatcher faces the final curtain. Some notes for those who may be unsure of some of the references. On Margaret Thatcher’s thriftiness and the similarity between gonks and Michael Hesseltine. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mass Psychosis

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Preliminary Report for the European Initiative on the Standardization of Emotional Response Measurement(EUI #32549/P) In an effort to further facilitate administrative alignment among the various members of the European Union, the Bureau of European Policy…

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Evil Is as Evil Doves

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British prime minister David Cameron recently received a lot of unjustified and unnecessary criticism from malevolent commentators in the media for inviting representatives from a number of arms manufacturers and dealers to accompany him on…

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Genealogy, by Kevin

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Genealogy is brilliant. Some people think that it is not brilliant, but they are wrong. It is. What genealogy is, is finding out who your real parents are. And then who their real parents are,…

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Wronging Writes

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OUR CLIENT: is an internationally known mass-media organization at the forefront of disseminating carefully selected pieces of data, on behalf of its customers, to the general public. It has both a traditional and longstanding outlook…

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Oh We of Little Faith

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An extract from The Sceptics Bible. Part 518 of 666. IN the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the word was God. 2 Even though Wittgenstein has proved the impossibility…

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Varnishing Point

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Just because the economy is on its death bed doesn’t mean you have to forgo any part of your beauty routine. After all, when you look good, you feel good, and now more than ever…

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Terms of Endearment

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FIFA, the international governing body of association football, today released its bi-annual update detailing changes to the nicknames officially assigned to the national football teams of its member states. While for the great majority of…

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None of Your Fancy French Lickers

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Every June, the schoolchildren of the Greater Manchester area nominate and vote for their Lollipop Lady of the Year. Lollipop Ladies are a British institution, known abroad variously as Crossing Guards, School Crossing Supervisors, Crossing…

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The Reason Why Rabbits Hop

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Once upon a time, superstitions and rituals were the sole preserve of reactionaries, professional athletes, the alienated, children, and those suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. These days, however, it seems like everyone is aware of how…

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Slimples

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Losing weight doesn’t have to be a major undertaking, providing you’re willing to make the necessary tweaks to your everyday habits that mean the difference between oh-boy! and o-bese. The U.S. National Institutes of Health…

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