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17:01 UK time, Monday, 16 August 2010

Re. Today's Quote of the Day: I think it gets funnier the more you read!
"I actually looked into how to be a detective but you have to join the police first."
Can't really imagine too many budding serial killers will be quaking in their boots...
Fi, Gloucestershire, UK

The unnecessary use of apostrophes in BBC News headlines has become almost pandemic. But I think today brought a new extreme: what on Earth is desired from including them in this headline: "End to mixed-sex 'wards' promised"? (links to later version)
Phew. I'll calm down now.
David, London

In this article: "...and the noun 'app', used to describe programmes for smartphones". For an article about use of language, that really needs to be 'programs' - it is a computer program, not a computer programme.
John Bratby, Southampton

What!! No picture???? You've got to be kidding me.
Chris, Putney, London

Middle age men in lycra? Why on earth would anyone want to click on a headline like that, knowing that there might be pictures (shudder)
Caroline Brown, Rochester, UK

When is the One Show changing its name to the Clone Show?
Adrian, West Midlands


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