At the risk of opening the whole debate again, does the fact the green man will be joined by a countdown clock mean also that the traditional "beep beep beep" is going to be replaced with "de dit, de dit, diddly dit (bong)"?
Kat Murphy, Coventry
Don't you just hate it when you think of the best witty retort days after? (There's a name for this, isn't there?) Of course, the correct reply to Joanna's comment about maths online is: Writing mathematics on the internet is as easy as pi.
Andrew Stacey, Trondheim, Norway
Re Paper Monitor: Alexander McQueen's latest offering brings to mind a certain Ben Stiller film, and the evil designer's grand finale collection "Derilicte". It goes without saying that McQueen fully understands the irony of holding his show in a scrap yard and is fully embracing the humour of the fashion world.
According to Forbes, the world's fifth richest man is Ingvar Kamprad, of Ikea. His fortune is described as self-made. Well, it would be, wouldn't it?
George, London, UK
Aine (Wednesday letters), it is not that God will never speak to those who leave him a message, just that any reply is likely to be posthumous. Essentially, those with a pressing concern should perhaps look down alternate avenues. Particularly if said concern is health-based. There is scant consolation in being informed, "Yes, you were seriously ill", when your location already serves to make that rather apparent.
T Hayden, Hertford
Yep I was silly and put the caption in here.... woops.
Monitor note: You and many others, mate.
In the spirit of encouraging lending, there's a P reg Astra I've got my eye on. Does anyone want to chip in?
Mike, Newcastle upon Tyne