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Post 17361

hammondorgan

I'm that sharp I'll cut myself as my old mum used to say, I was thinking of the Peter Principle of course, but both, even if slightly tongue in cheek are perfectly applicable to the current chaotic situation in health and social care, thank you for your interest I loved the Parkinson article, not sure I ever understood it before!


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Post 17362

Florida Sailor -Home from the Sea

That is the 'Peter Principal' http://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/peter-principle.asp

F smiley - dolphin S


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Post 17363

Baron Grim

Someone (come on! Fess up. Which of you is it!?) just bought the original animation cel of The Babelfish Graphic from the BBC TV show.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/H2G2-AW-108-Hitch-Hikers-Guide-to-the-Galaxy-/291675064888?nma=true&si=pxlynekcXb45H9XSKD3LRFmY7IE%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

£2303.00 Cheap!

smiley - hsifsmiley - towelsmiley - fish


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Post 17364

Cool Old Guy (ex-SockPuppet) Trying not to post for the next 200 days !

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/02/160210-einstein-right-gravitational-waves-science/

Cool old Guy smiley - cogs imagining being passed by a wave
"Gravity waves detected at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory. They saw a faint whooping from low to high on the screen.

That was last September smiley - biggrin The two LIGO detectors measured one after the other the tiny wave. (1900 miles appart, some 3000km)

The estimate is that two black holes collided 1.500 000 000 years ago. "


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