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The unscientific use of English - Scylla and Charybdis

Occasionally words and phrases crop up which are such a hideous distortion of the proper use of words I feel compelled to mention them, for…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Apr 29, 2019

Notes from a beer mat

I have received this email from a building society at which I have had an account since 2008, and from which I have made a number of transf…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Sep 12, 2018


Just completed survey. Immediately opened the site, and there it was - one of the most irritating features of OpinioN8 - I always check out…


2 Jun 1, 2015
Reply by Adrian Essex

Royal Mail Redelivery to Crouch End Post Office - totally freaking useless

I arranged to have a parcel redelivered to Crouch End's Post Office. I decided to take the 75p hit for the convenience. On Wednesday the on…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Oct 1, 2014
Reply by David Winskill

Autumn - a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and a very good apple crop

Crikey, isn't there a lot to complain about just now. Makes an old grump like me very loquacious. Let's start with a subject I've got into…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Sep 17, 2014

Don't talk nonsense -

So and so 'worked tirelessly' - I'll bet she didn't, there were probably days at a time she was tired.  'Pre-order' - you are actually orde…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Sep 6, 2014

PVC windows

They look awful and ruin the appearance of a building and unfortunately they are beginning to proliferate all over Crouch End. I understand…

Started by Johnsense

2 Aug 10, 2014
Reply by Adrian Essex

Futile and Regressive tax policies should be scrapped

For a long time now the government of this country has been pursuing a so called 'green' agenda. There is an underlying principle behind th…

Started by Adrian Essex

3 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by Charlie Sharp

Nuisance calls / scams

I had a call today from 01158712827. The recorded message had a stab at guessing my age, but got it completely wrong. It said if I were und…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by Adrian Essex


I'm still in Barcelona. We went to the science museum today, a huge place with quite a few good things, including a flooded rain forest and…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 31, 2013


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