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Forum: Politics 25-05-2015, 10:00
Replies: 41
Views: 1,621
Posted By ozark1
The actual issue with the IGCSE was that they...

The actual issue with the IGCSE was that they were predictable papers that were intended for overseas students. The private schools adopted them as they were more straightforward to teach and the...
Forum: Politics 23-05-2015, 13:55
Replies: 145
Views: 3,394
Posted By ozark1
It's already covered in the Road Traffic Act 1988...

It's already covered in the Road Traffic Act 1988 c52, section 170 "Duty of driver to stop, report accident and give information or...
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2015, 05:32
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By ozark1
You are thinking of the Goebbels, who killed...

You are thinking of the Goebbels, who killed themselves just before Hitler. Himmler was more complicated. His grand-niece Katrin Himmler is a definite anti-Nazi author.
Forum: Sport 22-05-2015, 06:59
Replies: 1,565
Views: 46,332
Posted By ozark1
It's the same in Tennis, Badminton and Fencing. ...

It's the same in Tennis, Badminton and Fencing. Most players are right handers and they learn to play right handers. Then they stumble when they face a leftie. The left hander always faces right...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2015, 06:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By ozark1
Got to agree to all the above. It wasn't very...

Got to agree to all the above. It wasn't very good.

The number of times the told us that the modern way in 2015 would do things differently. It got tedious.

Did they actually tell us how many...
Forum: General Discussion 14-05-2015, 07:16
Replies: 76
Views: 3,839
Posted By ozark1
Well there are some better examples Democratic...

Well there are some better examples

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Democratic Republic of São Tomé and...
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By ozark1
It's a short story. He won at Stirling Bridge...

It's a short story. He won at Stirling Bridge (Sept 1297) and lost at Falkirk (April 1298), Went on the run for 7 years (spending time in France) and then was hung, drawn, quartered, boiled in oil,...
Forum: Politics 10-05-2015, 09:34
Replies: 19
Views: 356
Posted By ozark1
If we believe this, then Cameron will just use...

If we believe this, then Cameron will just use the Parliament Act. There's plenty of time.

If their Lordships start blocking manifesto commitments (which by convention they don't), then Cameron has...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 13:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By ozark1
You're on quite a biblical kick there - your...

You're on quite a biblical kick there - your names are shortened forms of the Hebrew Myriam, Hannah and Elisheva.
Forum: Sport 01-05-2015, 10:55
Replies: 1,565
Views: 46,332
Posted By ozark1
There are batsmen who did well in the dim past. ...

There are batsmen who did well in the dim past. A certain G Boycott for instance - 1964 - 291 runs at 48.50. C Cowdrey in 1954/5 (in Australia) debut series included 2 centuries, D Gower did ok in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 08:14
Replies: 6,869
Views: 358,657
Posted By ozark1
A five year gap in which she won an Olivier for...

A five year gap in which she won an Olivier for Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers ("Tell Me It's Not True).
Forum: General Discussion 16-04-2015, 12:33
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By ozark1
You do realise that they are 19 and 16 billion...

You do realise that they are 19 and 16 billion kilometres from the Sun (3 times as far as Pluto) and travelling away at 60,000 km/h? There is no chance of catching them at all.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-03-2015, 13:40
Replies: 85
Views: 5,854
Posted By ozark1
James May seems to manage on his own - James May...

James May seems to manage on his own - James May On The Moon, Cars of the People, Things You May Need to Know, Toy Stories and Man Lab, or as a twosome with Oz Clarke - Drink to Britain, Big Wine...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 13-03-2015, 07:01
Replies: 3,563
Views: 214,663
Posted By ozark1
That was an interesting dessert. Tang Yuan...

That was an interesting dessert. Tang Yuan glutinous rice balls (Southern China) with Banana Fritters (Caribbean) and Paal Payasam (Southern India). The three recipes are on Nigella.com
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 08:31
Replies: 332
Views: 46,250
Posted By ozark1
Ahem. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany run by the...

Ahem. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany run by the Grand Duke Ferdinand III.
Forum: Movies 10-03-2015, 12:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By ozark1
Have you got anything against Oz The Great and...

Have you got anything against Oz The Great and Powerful (Disney 2013)? It's green lit for a sequel and even possibly a reboot of the Wizard of Oz story.

However the trouble with Oz is the source...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2015, 09:17
Replies: 147
Views: 16,895
Posted By ozark1
Thames lost the ITV London franchise but didn't...

Thames lost the ITV London franchise but didn't really close. It has gone on to become Talkback Thames and FremantleMedia. Programmes include - The Apprentice, BGT, Great British Railway Journeys,...
Forum: Politics 06-03-2015, 10:12
Replies: 235
Views: 5,344
Posted By ozark1
Not quite. 36.3% of UK electricity from coal -...

Not quite. 36.3% of UK electricity from coal - 129.4 TWh.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/296183/pn_march_14.pdf

Germany is discussing the closure of...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 16:51
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By ozark1
Just think - an asset that is worth £750 million,...

Just think - an asset that is worth £750 million, gives an income of £7.5 million. That's 1% interest. Even better, we have had to borrow the £750 million in the first place. The interest rate...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 16:17
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By ozark1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TransManche_Link http...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TransManche_Link
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1989-10-08/news/8901200258_1_eurotunnel-transmanche-link-chunnel

Note the bit that says: "The chunnel project is...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 15:55
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By ozark1
The Channel tunnel was built by Trans Manche Link...

The Channel tunnel was built by Trans Manche Link with no involvement of the British or French governments. TML went bankrupt in 2006, and the tunnel is now owned by a consortium including Deutsche...
Forum: Sport 04-03-2015, 15:16
Replies: 1,565
Views: 46,332
Posted By ozark1
(1) He's got to find a county that would be...

(1) He's got to find a county that would be prepared to take him. Some would, many won't.
(2) Then he's got to play first class cricket again. 8 games will happen before he gets back from the IPL. ...
Forum: Politics 28-02-2015, 11:07
Replies: 37
Views: 656
Posted By ozark1
PISA Results show that Scotland and England have...

PISA Results show that Scotland and England have very similar outcomes to education by 15. Scotland slightly ahead in Maths and English, England slightly ahead in Sciences. Both are middling - way...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2015, 09:20
Replies: 107
Views: 4,720
Posted By ozark1
Given that Henry VIII managed to bankrupt England...

Given that Henry VIII managed to bankrupt England (despite the extra income from the monasteries) and the three children were dreadful rulers who tore the kingdom apart, the yes we were well rid of...
Forum: Politics 28-02-2015, 07:52
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By ozark1
Whilst it's not a great idea, the sentence...

Whilst it's not a great idea, the sentence "Anastasiades did not mention specifically which of the Mediterranean island-nation’s neighbours would require Cyprus’s help to evacuate its citizens." must...
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