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saint of music by Travis.
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Tokens to collect.
ticket offices to stop selling tickets
Rail firms are proposing to stop the sale of certain tickets in some of
the smaller stations in a bid to completely piss off people living in
rural areas. The Association of Train Operating Companies said the move
was aimed were intended to make the ticketing system easier for passengers
to understand. A spokesperson said, "It's going to be so much easier
for passengers who ask for a ticket to somewhere on the other side of
the country. Our staff will be able to tell them 'no', go and phone the
bloody ticket line, it's not my job and anyway what's wrong with your
car?". Someone is expected to be outraged at the proposals.
two new channels
plans to launch two brand new TV channels for digital viewers in a bit
to spread thinner the licence payer's money. The Director General of the
BBC has confirmed that the new channels will go ahead regardless of anyone
else's opinion. It's thought that the BBC spent millions of pounds researching
new names for the channels and following consultation at the highest level
have settled for BBC3 and BBC4.
prefer to treat those who are well
A NHS study of Scottish Hospitals has shown that
doctors pass over older patients in favour of treating younger healthier
ones. A spokesperson for one Scottish hospital said, "It's all a
matter of priority. The young have more chance of survival and as such
are a better investment of NHS funds, plus some of the young women look
really fit in the hospital gowns." An
elderly spokesperson for Help the Aged said something about age discrimination,
but they started to ramble on about 'in their day' and 'when we were young
you could leave the front door open' and things like that.
But they did offer me a Werthers Original.
BUILDER'S BUM index
The BUILDER'S BUM index closed slightly larger than the
In late edition of Friday's Daily Harbinger the
caption under the picture of Prime Minister Tony Blair should have
read "Picture Missing".