Tag Archives: The Daily Telegraph

The Maldives can’t take a joke

But they can sure act like one: From the BBC: Maldives government complains of spoof atlas omission The government of the Maldives has complained after the London Daily Telegraph website carried a satirical blog post saying the island nation is … Continue reading

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Telegraph, BBC, and Independent geography FAIL: “Row to the Pole” never made it to the “North Pole” – they are 790 miles short

UPDATE: BBC (and now the Independent) commit the same FAIL. See below. More “Row to the Pole” nonsense writ large: Ummmm…no, Mr. Hough, the Telegraph’s headline and story are simply wrong. You are a victim of spin and/or a failed … Continue reading

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