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Archive for January 10th, 2007

Been tagged!….

I popped onto Justin Patten’s Human Law blog to find that I had been tagged!

5 things you didn’t know about me

I have now been tagged by Justin Patten of Human Law with the latest memtag to do the round over the blogosphere namely 5 things you didn’t know about me.

Mine are:

1. Have a curious belief that I may have lived before as a Roman general. It does no-one any harm that I should believe this – and keeps me amused.

2. I went to school with the Lord Chancellor. I would hasten to add that he is two years older than me and I do not know him.

3. I used to do a range of martial arts : Kendo / Karate

4. I am a frustrated surgeon. I wanted to be a Surgeon as a child – but, given the amount of Rioja and other red wine which I enjoy it is probably just as well that I did not pursue that line of work.

5. I only sleep for 4 hours a night

Talking to Justin – I think the idea is that we are supposed to tag 5 other people and they in turn write 5 things about themselves…..

So here goes…, I tag Geeklawyer, Binary Law, Pupil Blog, Tim Kevan’s Blog, (John Bolch) Family Lore

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Cliches…

I found this news report on the net.  It is riddled with cliches – I’d be very interested if you can find a few other examples from the UK press.

Ken Starr, who is spearheading the campaign to get the President,
says he’ll leave no stone unturned in his intensive investigation
to discover the true facts behind the latest sworn affidavit.

Taking leave from his prestigious law firm job, Starr has left
gentle hints that so far we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg.
He paints a grim picture of the the red-faced pillar of society
who has tried to sweep the facts under the rug.

Both sides have unleashed a storm of protest in the ongoing battle
for the reins of government. But defenders are few and far between
for the disgraced and dishonored President, who aides say is
nervous and distraught.

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