‘Apparently, the British have only one word to excuse poor retail sales’
Apparently, full stomachs after Thanksgiving dinners put people in the mood for some real shopping.
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New research has apparently shown that we will be much happier if we save an extra £50 per month.
Visit link: VIDEO: It’s Your Money: Happiness secret
A Twitter account purporting to belong to Diamond’s daughter Nell sprang to the defence of the former Barclays boss
If there were times when Bob Diamond felt that the whole world was against him, he need only have glanced at his phone for a quick fix of moral support. A Twitter account purporting to be that of his daughter Nell found itself the talk of the social networking site yesterday after she apparently sprang to his defence.
Although there was nothing odd about her sweetly protective assertion – “No one in the world I admire more than my dad. 16yrs building Barclays. Shame to see the mistakes of few tarnish the hard work of so many” – another of the tweets, later deleted, was altogether more fighty.
Those unaccustomed to the HMD hashtag may wonder whether it stands for “help my dad”, or perhaps “honour Mr Diamond”. They will be disappointed. According to popular internet wisdom, it is an abbreviation of a less lofty imperative: hold my
Voting has ended in Greece and the initial exit polls show the race too close to call, with New Democracy (apparently good if it wins) at 27.5-30.5% and Syriza (supposedly bad if it wins) at 27-30%. 54 comments!
Here is the original post: Voting has ended in Greece and the initial exit polls show the race too close to call, with New Democracy (apparently good if it wins) at 27.5-30.5% and Syriza (supposedly bad if it wins) at 27-30%.
If love means never having to say you’re sorry, what about 6-love?
Continued here: Sharapova continues French domination
The environment and nuclear minister visited the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant Saturday to inspect a spent-fuel pool that has been raising safety concerns and said it appears to have been properly reinforced.
Read more from the original source: Hosono visits Fukushima plant to quell fears over No. 4′s pool
A spherical buoy found on the coast of Middleton Island in the Gulf of Alaska after apparently being swept away in the March 2011 tsunami was one of several used for the sign of a restaurant in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, 5,000 km away.
Read the rest here: Eatery’s buoy washes up in Alaska
After enduring Sarah Mulvey’s righteously indignant April 22 letter, “Texting in the proper context,” to see what inspired Mulvey’s diatribe. Dillon made no sweeping generalizations about all Japanese women. Mulvey incorrectly accuses him of doing so, apparently to justify unleashing a cliched cascade of feminist vitriol. This straw-man technique is intellectually lazy and totally invalid here.
See the article here: Dogma gets in the way of joke