Monthly Archives: March 2012

Binge Drinking – Another Case of Language Abuse

“When words lose their meaning, people lose their liberty” – Confucius The political left wing have always been masters of language abuse. They take a word with an emotional response like “poverty” which conjures up mental images of starving children … Continue reading

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The Health Gestapo – “Second Hand Smoke Causes Meningitis in Children”

Today an article appeared on the BBC news site about the dangers of second hand smoke. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17551568 What amazed me was the quote from Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH):  “There is no safe level of exposure … Continue reading

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