Thursday

1. Meanwhile, in parliament:

2. This is nice from BRM:

https://bayourenaissanceman.blogspot.com/2019/10/a-blast-from-fashionable-past.html

George Alexander of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory reports that attorneys for Oleg Cassini phoned, saying how dare JPL put the fashion designer’s name on its Saturn probe without permission.

JPL’s lawyers replied that the Cassini spacecraft was named for Jean Dominique Cassini, an 18th century astronomer.

3. Overseas:

4. Right, I shall not be posting and in fact shall most certainly will be swiftly deleting certain comments from certain parties on this section because I simply couldn’t be bothered with them any more.

The official report names Louis Berger and mentions FIGG engineers, rightly savaging the nature of the design and building but entirely fails to mention this.

Please therefore be warned that deletion will be swift.

5. They can’t handle the truth:

6. Interesting analysis of Mexico before it happens – shall watch with some interest:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/50143535

7. Via Chuckles and I do so agree when he writes – just kill me now:

[H/T Chuckles and haiku]

3 comments for “Thursday

  1. Toodles
    October 24, 2019 at 17:44

    7. I am curious as to what happens to a participant should one break a leg.

    • October 24, 2019 at 20:20

      These things are sent to vex us. Readers, please excuse me, fell asleep this afternoon after the dumpling linch. Yum.

  2. Toodles
    November 14, 2019 at 22:48

    Cannot believe at least Chuckles did not come with a ‘They shoot hobby horses don’t they?’

    Awwwwwww, shoot 🙁

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