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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

How is this a Lottery?

Lexus SUV crushes Porsche in car park. BBC headline 'Lexus rollover in parking lottery'. Is anything bad now called a lottery, or were they just desperate to use a rollover pun?

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At 11:05 am, Blogger Fr. said...

Actually yes, everything bad is now a lottery. Here's an example crafted in… Oxford University. Steve Woolgar and the speed camera:

http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/about/CI/CP/the_edge/issue25/speed_camera_postcode.aspx?ComponentId=21003&SourcePageId=21096

Anything even remotely unfair and geographically locatable is now a lottery.

 

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