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17:00 UK time, Tuesday, 28 July 2009

I'm glad Nigel in Salford (Monday letters) likes the idea of national memorial services for Great War veterans, but I was sure we had one already on 11 November. Admittedly, it's for all veterans, but I don't think we should discriminate - those who fall in their countries service sacrifice no more or less depending on when they fall.
Ian, York

Hit or miss for charities in recession? paints a fairly bleak picture. I can't help feeling that it's missing the point. The thing I think should be at the heart of this story is how British people are more willing than ever to help those in need. Nice one Britain!
Ian, Redditch

Forget ice falling out of the sky, I'd love to see a story tomorrow proclaiming Man injured by space cheese.
Dan, Cambridge

I know that current fashion is to not use gender specific terms, but I fid it irritating that Emily Horne is referred to as a multiple bigamist. The linguistically correct term would be polyandrist.
Caroline Brown, Rochester, UK

Hmmm the government asking for civil servants to "Tweet". I am a civil servant working for a government organisation, and oh what do I find when I go and check my Twitter feeds? The site is blocked! Bugger.
Nick, Hurstpierpoint

"Fantastic Mr Fox is a British film, based on a Roald Dahl book, set in the UK, produced in the UK..." says Wes Anderson. Right after we're told that it stars Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson and George Clooney. Makes perfect sense.
Aaron, Reading, UK

Well thanks a lot John Bratby (Monday letters). I never could spell yatch or dihngy.
QJ, Stafford, UK

Web Monitor might like to note that the phenomenon of people documenting their lives rather than enjoying the moment was reported in a manner very similar to Mr Brooker's report as long ago as 1968 by Ray Davies of the Kinks in his song "People take pictures of each other". (PS - get well soon, Paper Monitor!)
Colin Edwards, Exeter, UK

Dear Paper Monitor, so sorry that you're feeling poorly. Here's a large dose of TLC to be taken with a swig of whatever takes your fancy. And a big hug to make you feel better.
Nicole, London

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