Monday, October 15, 2007

The Banality of Evil

Boot camp employees not guilty in boy’s death
The defense said Anderson's death was unavoidable because he had undiagnosed sickle cell trait, a usually harmless blood disorder that can hinder blood cells' ability to carry oxygen during physical stress.

Or, in other words:
Sam, there are very rigid parameters laid down to prevent such things happening. It wasn't my fault that Buttle's heart condition didn't appear on Tuttle's file.

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Would You Like That Mild, "American Hot", or "Thai Hot"?

I want to eat here:
A Thai restaurant's spicy chilli sauce sparked fears of a chemical attack and led police to evacuate a busy London street.