February 4th, 2002

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From an e-newsletter ...

During Autumn of 2000, a team of scientists at the Department of Forensics at University College London removed a row of passenger seats from a Central Line tube carriage for analysis into cleanliness. Despite London Underground's claim that the interior of their trains are cleaned on a regular basis, the scientists made some alarming discoveries:
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With searching comes loss
and the presence of absence:
"My Novel" not found.

Errors have occured.
We won't tell you where or why.
Lazy programmers.

... although in our defence we sometimes give you code like that because that is what the client asked for and we couldn't talk them out of it :)
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The original version of this came from Mark Twain many years ago.

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the EU rather than German which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, Her Majesty's Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5 year phase-in plan that would be known as "Euro-English".
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