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What does Omnishambles mean?

January 5th, 2013
The Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year 2012 was awarded to a word popularised in the BBC2 satirical policial comedy In The Thick Of It. It hasn't been accepted into the dictionary yet. They have to wait a few years to see if it will take to the la… more »

Is tnetennba a real word?

March 23rd, 2012
Language is constantly changing. New words are being created everyday and old words fall from the language through lack of use. A word that has popped up in the last couple of years is tnetennba. It was born on 2 July 2010 during an episode of The IT… more »

Channel 4's Campus - Analysis of Men and Women

June 2nd, 2011
Martin Beer explaining to ? how to think about women. Think surf and turf. Women are the sea, the surf. Their minds are like are always shifting, their bodies, like the tide, are ruled by the pull of the moon. Women have hidden depths where dar… more »

What the world thinks of techies

July 1st, 2010
I've been in I.T. for all of my working life. I'm a geekie type but I have a personality underneath with friends to prove it. I've met a lot of techie people who are, quite frankly, really dull so I can see where the stereotype comes from. We are like policeman and lawyers - handy to have in your arsenal of friends but you probably won't invite them out for a beer unless you need something. more »

Armstrong & Miller - WWII RAF Sketches

May 4th, 2010
The "Armstrong & Miller" show was a little hit and miss but it contained a set of genius sketches known as the "RAF Sketches". Our 2 protagonists are RAF pilots who's speech and behaviour is that of "the youth of today". I was on a bus last week… more »