Blog Review 658


Parsing that Paulson statement on Freddie and Fannie. If you prefer, the art of explaining what someone means rather than what they say.

One would have to have a heart of stone not to laugh. The long standing French suppression of minority languages is now found to be against EU law.

The government holds a consultation exercise. People register to tell them what they really think. Then this happens.

Globalisation affects a great deal more than just trade: mating patterns for example.

Explaining just how and why John Prescott hit that protestor.

Most people are currently thinking that the best investment advice is "run away! flee!". Here's something more useful and less hysterical.

And finally, introducing the Pirate Encyclopedia.