Falling a bit behind in the series of the book, Questions To Which The Answer Is No.
This is number 947, asked by Huffington Post (alien fish, pictured).
Number 948 was asked by Mary Riddell:
Will Ed Miliband be the Doctor Who of politics?
A bit baffling, that one (unlike all the others). Will he reverse the polarity of the neutron [...]
Number 944 in my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No, asked by guess who.
Number 940 in my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No was asked by Philip Hoare, in the Guardian, on the 80th anniversary of the monster’s invention last week.
Number 941 is on the front of today’s Guardian (pictured):
Was 1963 the start of modern life?
Thanks to Patrick Hennessy.
Number 942 was asked by the Daily Mail:
Maggie: The masterpiece. [...]
Number 938 in my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No (only £6.14 to download the e-book) was asked yesterday by Douglas Murray at Spectator blogs. I particularly enjoyed Murray’s decorative touch: “Important to stress that it is not conspiracy theory.”
The question was originally asked by Norman Tebbit in 2001, in the form, [...]
I am sure that we have had a similar question before, but this, asked by Simon Heffer in the Daily Mail, is number 934 in the series of the book, Questions To Which The Answer Is No (yes, that is what QTWTAIN stands for; the second T is silent).
Number 935, asked by The Guardian, also [...]
Political Betting is back on form with this Question To Which The Answer Is No, number 931 in my series, last week. The book of QTWTAIN is still available, just £6.14 for the download.
Meanwhile, number 933 has just been asked by Mehdi Hasan:
I’ve long been a critic of the explosion in CCTV/public surveillance, but the Boston bombings [...]
Number 930 in my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No (QTWTAIN): “If everybody in the US drove west, could we temporarily halt continental drift?” What If?
Unexpectedly, this, asked in the New Statesman’s centenary edition, is not a Question To Which The Answer Is No. The New Statesman has used only the last paragraph of my answer, so here is the full windbag version:
When I worked for the New Statesman in 1988, I read some of its earliest editions for the [...]
A new version of an evergreen Question To Which The Answer Is No (QTWTAIN). This was asked by Myra Adams at PJ Lifestyles. This one was spotted by Chris Smith, to whom thanks.
Haven’t had a full-dress straight up and down Question To Which The Answer Is No for a while. This is the real thing. Number 908, asked by Henry Farrell, The Monkey Cage, from an original article by Thomas Oatley.
Thanks to James Plunkett, who spotted it.
Meanwhile, we had number 907, asked by James Chapman of the [...]
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