THIS is not a joke, it is an actual site catering to "government agencies, police forces and individuals" and selling all sorts of strange gear. Scanning equipment, audio surveillance and body armour all come with a money back guarantee, as you would expect. So you stagger into their office, blood pouring from the holes in your bulletproof vest and they give you your money back. Nice to know.


OF course we all read the Bolton Evening News for the real lowdown on what's happening. But it is interesting to have a look through the front pages of the world's other top newspapers as well. On the last day I looked, the Denver Post was telling the good people of Colorado that there is sewage in their drinking water; Le Monde in France was spouting about 'Les Etats-Unis" (again) and the Joong-Ang Ilbo of Korea was printed upside down... possibly.


INTERNET access automatically means that you will at some time or another get an email from someone in Africa (usually Nigeria) offering you a share in billions of dollars worth of diamonds or whatever. Read here the stories of the "ordinary" internet user giving the "Lads from Lagos" a hard time.My favourite is the way Bart Simpson (the Lads must not watch TV) got $5 out of one of the scammers!


WHY does "dry run" mean a practice and why do we say "a bolt from the blue"? Those explanations and hundreds more, are in alphabetical order on this site. And, no, I'm not explaining any of the above. Look them up for yourself.

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