Monday, May 18, 2009

Around and about

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's partner who gets a lot less publicity, gives one of his rare-ish interviews.

"As California goes, so goes the nation", goes the saying. If so be afraid, be very afraid, as per this picture of the left-side state's politics in the Economist.

Don't tell Obama or he'll demand that Chrysler sell it here!

Some people really stretch themselves to succeed in politics.

The smart bra! "Are you happy to see me? Or ..." Um ... I can't think of a follow-up line.

Longest place name spelt wrongly

Embarrassed US officials have been forced to admit that they have been spelling Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg wrongly for years...

... The local Chamber of Commerce will now attempt to find out who painted the signs in the first place, and get them to correct them ... [Ananova]