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Frank Duckworth, editor of the Royal Statistical Society's newsletter - RSS NEWS (http://www.rss.org.uk/main.asp?
 
Frank Duckworth, editor of the Royal Statistical Society's newsletter - RSS NEWS (http://www.rss.org.uk/main.asp?
 
page=1710) has given us permission to include items from their forsooth column which they extract them from
 
page=1710) has given us permission to include items from their forsooth column which they extract them from
media sources. Of course we would be happy to have readers add items they feel are worthy of a forsooth!
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media sources.  
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Of course we would be happy to have readers add items they feel are worthy of a forsooth!
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From the February 2005 RSS news we have:
 
From the February 2005 RSS news we have:
Gasgow's odds (on a white Christmas)
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<blockquote>Gasgow's odds (on a white Christmas)
 
had come in to 8-11, while Aberdeen
 
had come in to 8-11, while Aberdeen
 
was at 5-6, meaning snow in both cities
 
was at 5-6, meaning snow in both cities
is consideered almost certain.
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is consideered almost certain.</blockquote>
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BBC website
 
BBC website
 
22 December 2004
 
22 December 2004
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From the May 2005 RSS News:
 
From the May 2005 RSS News:
He tried his best--but in the end newborn Casey-James May
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<blockquote>He tried his best--but in the end newborn Casey-James May
 
missed out on a 48 million-to-one record by four minutes. His
 
missed out on a 48 million-to-one record by four minutes. His
 
father Sean, grandfather Dered and great-grandfather Alistair
 
father Sean, grandfather Dered and great-grandfather Alistair
 
were all born on the same date - March 2. But Casey-James
 
were all born on the same date - March 2. But Casey-James
was delivered at 12.04 am on March 3....
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was delivered at 12.04 am on March 3....</blockquote>
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Metro
 
Metro
 
10 March 2005
 
10 March 2005
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In the US, those in the poorest households have
 
In the US, those in the poorest households have
 
nearly four times the risk of death of those in the richest.
 
nearly four times the risk of death of those in the richest.
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Your World report (http://www.herbnews.org/status.htm)
 
Your World report (http://www.herbnews.org/status.htm)
 
May 2004
 
May 2004
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Revision as of 13:48, 5 August 2005

Frank Duckworth, editor of the Royal Statistical Society's newsletter - RSS NEWS (http://www.rss.org.uk/main.asp? page=1710) has given us permission to include items from their forsooth column which they extract them from media sources.

Of course we would be happy to have readers add items they feel are worthy of a forsooth!

From the February 2005 RSS news we have:

Gasgow's odds (on a white Christmas)

had come in to 8-11, while Aberdeen was at 5-6, meaning snow in both cities

is consideered almost certain.

BBC website 22 December 2004

From the May 2005 RSS News:

He tried his best--but in the end newborn Casey-James May

missed out on a 48 million-to-one record by four minutes. His father Sean, grandfather Dered and great-grandfather Alistair were all born on the same date - March 2. But Casey-James

was delivered at 12.04 am on March 3....

Metro 10 March 2005


In the US, those in the poorest households have nearly four times the risk of death of those in the richest.

Your World report (http://www.herbnews.org/status.htm) May 2004

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