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Public Address 08/05/08 - Birthday Cheer for Ricky

Public Address 08/05/08 - Birthday Cheer for Ricky the Special-Needs Monkey

Birthday Cheer for Ricky the Special-Needs Monkey | May 08, 2008 10:11
Russell Brown's Hard News
One of the more straightforward reasons to distrust groups touting climate change "scepticism" is, quite simply, the way in which those groups conduct themselves. The Heartland Institute has provided a particularly acute example with its release of a paper challenging global warming theory, citing 500 climate scientists as...,

A simple 'your lordship' will do | May 08, 2008 09:41
David Slack on his own account
My daughter calls me Dad. Her friends call me David. Likewise my accountant, my doctor, my neighbours. Mr Slack, to quote the surfer-dude turtle in Finding Nemo, is my father. About the only people who address me in that fashion are telemarketers and the IRD. Arguably, using such a title...,

( Relationship Status: It's Complicated) –
1 | May 08, 2008 09:39
Keith Ng: Cracking open a can of worms,

Historic present, present tense and future perfect | May 07, 2008 11:45
Graham Reid's many things
Okay, here's what's going to happen -- and we leave aside the ifs, buts and maybes for the moment, of which there are a few. But the future of Seoul will be like this: a modern city which will look like bits of Dubai (with greenery) will rise alongside the...,


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