Monthly Archives: April 2009

The English language – not to be taken for granted

Martin Vlietstra suggests a possible threat to our prosperity resulting from our resistance to change. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Consumer affairs, Education, General, Views from abroad | 5 Comments

Marathon facts

As an alternative to Budget gloom, one of our regular contributors, Martin Vlietstra, provides some topical information about the marathon. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in History | 9 Comments

A sticky problem with symbols

As a result of having to use two systems of measurement, many in the UK are familiar with neither. Philip Bladon, a regular contributor to MetricViews, draws our attention to yet another example. Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Consumer affairs | 40 Comments