According to recent research by Nielsen, the countries where people are most pessimistic are:
1. Greece (hardly surprising)
2. Portugal (ditto)
On the other hand, the countries with the most optimistic people are:
1. India (!)
2. Philippines (!!)
3. Indonesia (!!!)
Flabbergasted reader’s reaction: DUDE, WHAT ARE YOU ON??? (Can I have some too?)
Letter home from school…
$chool i$ really great. I am making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying very hard. With all my $tuff, I $imply can’t think of anything I need, $o if you would like, you can ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you.
A week later….. a letter from “home”
I kNOw that astroNOmy, ecoNOmics, and oceaNOgraphy are eNOugh to keep even an hoNOr student busy. Do NOt forget that the pursuit of kNOwledge is a NOble task, and you can never study eNOugh.
Yes, I know I went AWOL around the Jurassic era. Rumours of my extinction have been greatly exaggerated, nonetheless.