1. Elevenses plus thirteenses – going the watercress route:
2. One aspect the Secret Barristers of the world ignored:
The full story is not so simple, however. “Broadcasting the names of people who are still legally innocent might prejudice a jury”—yes, very true—but a regular practice in British media, even so. When Robinson was charged with contempt of court, the BBC and the Daily Mail were still broadcasting the names and photographs of the accused in the case. In fact, it was from this list on the BBC website that, during the second trial, Robinson recited the names of the alleged rapists and sex traffickers on Facebook Live. Why no outrage toward the mainstream media?
Rowe’s joke about the irony of being fired from a job centre was voted the winner by 41 per cent of people who voted in the 11th annual Funniest Joke of the Fringe award.
4. The other day it came up, yesterday it came up, it keeps coming up about this diabetes or pre-diabetes thing. I’m officially pre-pre-diabetes at this moment but that quiche might move me to pre-diabetes:
5. Last but not least, how are you spending your silly season?
[H/T Chuckles and haiku]