Are we all going to die next Wednesday?
Number 597, above, was asked by the Daily Mail’s Rentoul-baiting factory on Saturday, so the Wednesday to which it refers is tomorrow.
Today, the factory has a much friendlier question, number 598, illustrated by the charming anthropo-wotsit folly (right):
Can your dog teach you the secret of happiness?
Did aliens establish a primitive postcode system in ancient Britain?
Unfortunately, the Committee, sitting in emergency session, ruled this out of order as close inspection (scanning the final paragraph) revealed that the author had answered his own question in the negative.
The Rev Franklin Graham: Second Coming of Christ by Social Media?
I’m grateful to Oliver for saving the rest of us the time to read it by summarising Graham’s thesis thus: “The Second Coming will be filmed on iPhone and posted on YouTube, thereby fulfilling biblical prophecy.” I’d say that’s an exclusive.
And we have a worthy claimant to the title of number 600, from GigaOm, whatever that is, which combines all the elements of idiocy for which this series is renowned:
Will the Royal Wedding Break the Internet?
There are more, but I need to rest on my laurels (now, where have I put them?); in other words, to do some work.headline
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