Category Archives: money
Ten minutes later: this, this, this and this.
hatmandu mentioned recently that I have strong Google-fu under certain circumstances; he’s also witnessed the ability of his own LiveJournal to draw in the search rankings. I think all we’re seeing is that Google’s algorithms still work well with trusted, … Continue reading
The local branch of HSBC have no record of the appointment we made with the Indian call centre last week. A day wasted for K, an hour or two wasted for me, because HSBC want to save money and don’t … Continue reading
The Radio 4 broadcaster just managed to avoid the normal tautology of “PIN number” in return for saying “personal, four-digit, personal identification number or PIN”. I don’t think that counts as an improvement. Quite how PINs on credit cards are … Continue reading
Have you ever gone into someone’s house and noticed that, while the living room is decorated in the new minimalist style (i.e. looking like a hospital theatre without the freakish metal body-cutting tools, or maybe with, depending on whose house … Continue reading