I’ve lost a drawing of a dog I did for a painting, so I’ve been flicking through sketchbooks where I found this picture from the LAST horrific school shooting by an anonymous gun owning American. Not this latest one. Guns do kill people, in so far as where there are more guns there are more deaths, by gun.
So apparently the UK Trident nuclear defence system would be launched if the submarine was unable to pick up Radio 4, as this would be taken to indicate the UK was no longer a functioning state – see journalist Simon Rickett’s tweet below:
Interesting detail I didn’t know, The signal that the UK is no longer a functioning state – Radio 4 cannot be heard. pic.twitter.com/hRJs2tpPBy
Scientists report that Koko, the Gorilla, shows signs of breathing and vocalisation that indicates apes may be closer to learning to talk than we think. This cartoon suggests that maybe they haven’t yet out of politeness.
The 2015 general election in the United Kingdom saw a win for the conservatives, thanks to a pile of ‘shy Tory’ votes. I wondered who else might be ‘shy’ about their behaviour – like murderers and so forth…