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Spellcheck Serendipity

Spellcheck Serendipity

Time was that if you typed: “I’d like to throttle Bill Gates for his monopolistic business practices” into Microsoft Word and then checked the phrase against its built-in thesaurus, it offer the following phrase in response: “I’ll drink to that”. […]

The Tao of Sporting Punditry

The Tao of Sporting Punditry

When an accident occurred during an F1 Grand Prix, Murray Walker, the motor racing commentator would sometimes tell the audience “we can’t see what’s happened from where we’re sat.” The reason Walker could not tell who came off at turn […]

News is No News

News is No News

If I told you what I did today, you probably would be left unimpressed. Rather obviously, I spent a part of today writing a blog. Let us avoid any metaphysical musings of over whether the blog-writing should be described in […]

Humble Bill Says No Nobble Of Nobel

Humble Bill Says No Nobble Of Nobel

Yesterday I received another letter from Prince Karl Zeis, member of the royal house of Delfthia, and long-time fan of Halfthoughts. Prince Karl often hobnobs with the world’s elite. But I was flabbergasted by the contents of his latest missive. […]

attends the after party for the NME Awards at Sketch on February 26, 2014 in London, England.

Lily Allen: The New Arthur Scargill

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/halfthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/LilyAllenArthurScargill.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (9.4MB) Enjoy this blog as a podcast here or at iTunes. George Orwell wrote about Salvador Dali: “One ought to be able to hold in one’s head simultaneously the two facts that Dali […]