Monthly Archives: November 2011

Unimportant headline information

‘Lesbian couple beat dog’ ‘Woman assaults employees’ ‘Indian man murders wife’ See anything wrong with these headlines? With one word taken out or changed, it would mean the same thing, without marginalizing a group. ‘Couple beats dog’ ‘Boss assaults employees’ … Continue reading

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Looking bad from all angles

I saw this story on stuff news: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/5965194/Accused-doctor-tells-of-wild-passionate-sex This is absolutely atrocious, that a doctor used his medical knowledge to drug a woman so he could force himself upon her. The next day the doctor told her about the episode … Continue reading

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Do somethink!

What is it with adding a ‘k’ at the end of words that should be ‘ing’? The words that are usually robbed of their ‘g’ and replaced with a ‘k’ are something (somethink), anything (anythink), and everything (everythink). Just some … Continue reading

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Nightmare come true drug

A new drug is the subject of a news article on the ‘Ninemsn’ page. The one that comes up when you log out of your hotmail account. A drug that takes your weight away. Why? Why would a website promote … Continue reading

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Seriously?

When I went on to a news website, you would expect to find something political as the main article. Seeing as there is an election in less than a week and all. But by political, what you might not expect … Continue reading

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We need a robot

We need a robot in parliament. One that governs the country. One that doesn’t make mistakes. One that creates laws that clamp down on rape. One that banishes stereotypes. One that isn’t a race, a gender, religious. One that learns … Continue reading

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