At work today I received a letter addressed to my publication's press office.
Press office? The website only has a dedicated editorial staff of two. Mind you, we're both press (technically) and we work in an office...
2 days ago
I am Mr. James Brown and i am contacting you to know if you do have sun loungers for sale?I will like you to email me back if you do with the types and prices of the sun loungers you have,Also do you accept credit cards as form of payment?
I am looking forward for your mail.Thank you very much.
Mr. James Brown
About 300 people have joined an impromptu bike ride with cycling legend Lance Armstrong after he issued an open invitation on a Twitter post
I made a special effort and prepared a little broth with eggs poached in bain-marie, together with vetchlings; to which I added an accompaniment of croquettes of soft bread and a few salt pilchards minced together with herbs and raisins; and, to complete the meal, chicory roots, boiled with cooked must and vinegar. The whole I sprinkled with a pinch of cinnamon; the precious spice of the wealthy would surprise the palates and refresh the spirits.
Reporter talking about the copy desk: “Has this desk ever seen this much action?”
Copy editor: “Last time there was cake… ”
When I first read this, I wondered: why would a mission hold a journalist? Why would Gordon Brown give it orders?
Most people think stammering and stuttering are the same but they're as different as diarrhoea and constipation. Stuttering's when you say the first bit of the word but can't stop saying it over and over. St-st-st-stutter. Like that. Stammering's where you get stuck straight after the first bit of the word. Like this. St...AMmer!
This is Kelly Blair, a bubbly teenager whose life was cut short when she died in her sleep. The 16-year-old, described by her parents as their 'special angel', is thought to have been a victim of adult cot death, which kills around 150 people in Britain a year.
Cooking appliances vary. These instructions are given only as a guide.
Make sure that the food is piping hot throughout before serving.
Place pizza on a baking tray and cook in a pre-heated oven at 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6 for 12-20 minutes.