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“Cartherosclerosis”

Definition: The slowing down of the flow of traffic to a virtual standstill due to a narrowing of our streets.

Cause: Excessive acquisition of vehicles which have become static and are not actively moving in the way they were originally intended.

“Neferendum”

Definition: The pretence that the electorate will, at an unspecified time in the future, actually have some meaningful input to the political decisions which will inevitably shape the dystopian future of our increasingly divided society…

Counterintuitive…

Some time ago, a friend recommended “Windows Phone” suggesting it was “magic”!

Once persuaded, I bought two, plus the Surface RT Tablet and eventually the Surface Pro 3. Now I understand what he meant by “Magic” – the battery life actually INCREASES! over time… On one occasion recently, at 10:30am the remaining battery life was down to just two hours and eight minutes…

Battery Life Increases Over Time (2)

…so I left it for a couple of hours et voilà! at 12:30pm the remaining battery life had increased to two hours and forty eight minutes! which left me purring reassuringly.

Battery Life Increases Over Time (3)