Difference between revisions of "Forsooth (July-August) 2005"

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is consideered almost certain.</blockquote>
 
is consideered almost certain.</blockquote>
  
BBC website
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BBC website<br>
 
22 December 2004
 
22 December 2004
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From the May 2005 RSS News:
 
From the May 2005 RSS News:
  
<blockquote>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 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....</blockquote>
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....</blockquote>
 
  
Metro
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Metro<br>
 
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.
  
Your World report (http://www.herbnews.org/status.htm)
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Your World report (http://www.herbnews.org/status.htm),br>
 
May 2004
 
May 2004
 
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Revision as of 18:57, 5 August 2005

Frank Duckworth, editor of the Royal Statistical Society's newsletter RSS NEWS has given us permission to include items from their Forsooth column which they extract forsooth items 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

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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),br> May 2004