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Wednesday, January 21, 2004  

Met diversion

A little amusement in the midst of all this angst. P O'Neill has a posting on the Mets/Met Office dispute - Americans trying to rule the world again. His title 'losing its identity' reminded me of some lines he penned in relation to BBC Radio 4's Shipping Forecast when 2 years ago they were required to ditch the sea area Finnisterre in favour of Fitzroy. Reasons detailed here. In the style of EJ Thribb's epics he wrote:

So farewell then
Fabled shipping forecast sea area

Now losing its

Appreciating this requires an affection for both Thribb and the shipping forecast. I think its great.

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