Yet another headline that failed to live up to its promise. You really are a tease BBC.
Naomi P, Sunny Worthing
UCAS claim 970,570 students have used their website to check whether they have a place at university. This is despite only 592,312 people actually applying through UCAS before it closed. Looks like somebody needs to retake their Computer Science A-level.
Ray Lashley, Colchester, UK
Another "retronym" - one from an earlier time and technology: Steam locomotive. Who prior to the 20th century needed to be told that their train was running on steam?
Colin McCartney, Hull, UK
The teachers of EH Lawrenson, London (Thursday Letters) missed the real "golden oldie" or maybe he misremembers:
Dick, whereas Tom had had "had had", had had "had had had": "had had" had had the examiners approval.
Keith, Lismore, Ireland
EH Lawrenson - there is another form of this that has all the hads together:
Tom, while Dick had had "had had" had had "had". "Had had" had had the teachers approval.
Kirk Northrop, Manchester, UK