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Message 2080489 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021, 18:56:03 UTC - in response to Message 2080483.  

Yes there is that.
Watching the compositors work when at the London Evening News many years ago, it was amazing seeing them set up the type.
Once each article was complete, it was checked by an overseer before being passed onto the next section.
With all news sites both online & print, there have been too many lazy reporters which begs the question:
Which is "real" news & which is fake?
If the "real" news sites can't get their facts right...
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Message 2080492 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021, 19:32:00 UTC

Apparently the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that he military within EU member states should be subjected to the Working Time Directive.

In other words, soldiers aren’t, er, soldiers; they are employees, and so subject to “individual timekeeping, severe limitations on night work, rigid activity planning including prior agreement from each individual to any change, precise calculation of time off, mandatory 11-hour daily rest time,” and on and on.

The Court was quick to respond that armies can derogate from working hours in deployment, special operations, or in cases of “insurmountable constraints”.
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Message 2080493 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021, 19:47:56 UTC - in response to Message 2080492.  

Doubt very much that any current member was born pre 1945
Several born 1970+
Was surprised to see some Irish judges in that list (born in the 50's) & cannot understand their reasoning agreeing with that.
Then again, they are lawyers & academics.
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Message 2080526 - Posted: 21 Jul 2021, 7:45:40 UTC

"Hey Ernie, something is weird here."
"Well, with you Eric, is anything normal?"
"No, you numskull, look at this"
The first Morecambe and Wise Show to air on BBC One - feared lost for ever - has been unearthed after 50 years.
The Mirror reports that Eric Morecambe's son, Gary, found a film of the episode in the attic.
Despite getting 14 million viewers, the half-hour show - broadcast in October 1970 - has never been repeated. ITV will show the footage as part of its Lost Tapes series.
"Hey Eric, why is ITV showing a BBC episode?"
"Good question Ernie"
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Message 2080644 - Posted: 22 Jul 2021, 17:27:20 UTC - in response to Message 2080476.  

Lieutenant Johnny Myerscough, aged 100, pilot with the Fleet Air Arm and ‘one of the most outstanding pilots’ in the wartime Navy

He destroyed seven locomotives during one bombing attack in 1945
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2021/07/22/lieutenant-johnny-myerscough-pilot-fleet-air-arm-one-outstanding/
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Message 2080684 - Posted: 23 Jul 2021, 6:40:38 UTC

https://apnews.com/article/arrests-2fc8f52ea3168fa819e14be04accda86
Woman arrested after skinny dipping in stranger’s pool
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Message 2080745 - Posted: 24 Jul 2021, 8:42:14 UTC - in response to Message 2077469.  

Yep, we need to allow people to have a chance to grow and to grow up without intrusive scrutiny...
And instead, we now have the lifelong embarrassment and ever more misused source that is: Social Media...
All for a whole new culture?
WTF is wrong with people?
Several papers report on the appointment of a "naughty school boy" to one of the most senior positions in education.
Owen Evans is Wales' new chief inspector for schools.
The Daily Mirror explains that he may seem an unlikely candidate, having been expelled from school as a 16-year-old for giving his teachers cornflake cakes laced with laxatives.
Most of the teachers were so badly affected they were unable to attend lessons the next day.
Mr Evans recalls that it was the "look of disappointment" in his mother's eyes that made him turn his life around.
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Message 2080837 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 17:06:15 UTC

Most Americans don't want Arabic numerals taught in U.S. schools

https://www.jpost.com/omg/most-americans-dont-want-arabic-numerals-taught-in-us-schools-590280
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Message 2080840 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 18:15:37 UTC - in response to Message 2080837.  

Perhaps they want to use Roman, or (ancient) Chinese, or (ancient) Japanese, or one of the other character sets representing digits....
(not forgetting that some of those sets do not contain a zero character, cope with fractions etc.)
I hope such people realise what "fun" they would impose on themselves as they moved back in time and have to re-invent their system of arithmetic and mathematics. All the while most of the rest of the world looks on bemused.
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Message 2080842 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 19:50:54 UTC - in response to Message 2080837.  

Most Americans don't want Arabic numerals taught in U.S. schools

https://www.jpost.com/omg/most-americans-dont-want-arabic-numerals-taught-in-us-schools-590280
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Better not tell them that algebra and many other parts of maths were discovered by Arabs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics_in_medieval_Islam
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Message 2080846 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 20:08:57 UTC - in response to Message 2080842.  

Better not tell them that algebra and many other parts of maths were discovered by Arabs.


Algebra itself is an Arabic term (al-jabr). As is algorithm, alcohol, alembic, alkali(ne), anil(ine), azimuth... and that's just the a's.
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Message 2080849 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 20:56:18 UTC - in response to Message 2080846.  

Better not tell them that algebra and many other parts of maths were discovered by Arabs.


Algebra itself is an Arabic term (al-jabr). As is algorithm, alcohol, alembic, alkali(ne), anil(ine), azimuth... and that's just the a's.

I'll let you tell them, that they shouldn't drink alcohol ;-)
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Message 2080880 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 11:27:28 UTC

Another European organisation with their heads stuck in their asses.
Team fined for NOT wearing bikini bottoms
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Message 2080886 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 13:23:16 UTC - in response to Message 2080880.  

Another European organisation with their heads stuck in their asses.
Team fined for NOT wearing bikini bottoms

TV ratings for teenage boys ... .
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Message 2080889 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 14:42:18 UTC - in response to Message 2080886.  

There are times when your posts crack me up. :-)
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Message 2080896 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 15:23:38 UTC - in response to Message 2080886.  

Another European organisation with their heads stuck in their asses.
Team fined for NOT wearing bikini bottoms
TV ratings for teenage boys ... .
... and dirty old men...

Cheers.
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Message 2080924 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 22:48:30 UTC - in response to Message 2080889.  

follow the money
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Message 2080930 - Posted: 27 Jul 2021, 0:01:00 UTC

... and dirty old men...


I'm dirty - haven't taken a Shower in 3 Years. I'm Old.

Those BBs seem to be terribly Uncomfortable and Look Horrid on Every One of them

Why do they Wear Them?

When I was a teenager seeing a Beautifully Shaped female Behind was a treat. Not so with these players. And I have Same Mind/Feelings
'bout this region as I ever had.


BBs are an Ugly Distraction. So Out of Place.


Weird.

Yep

May we All have a METAMORPHOSIS. REASON. GOoD JUDGEMENT and LOVE and ORDER!!!!!
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Message 2080937 - Posted: 27 Jul 2021, 4:17:27 UTC

Ya Think?
Recent reports also show that the repeal of a Florida law in 2010 that required condominium buildings to plan for repairs may have also contributed to the collapse.
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Message 2080972 - Posted: 27 Jul 2021, 15:44:29 UTC

The chicken has come home to roost.
Won't be long before your local shops run out of your favourite beers, then watch the whingers moan.
£1,000 incentive for drivers
You've had this coming for years, Covid just bought it to a head.
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