Everyday Lies

Acronyms are one of the means by which bureaucracies hide or obfuscate what they do

The line between dishonesty and stupidity can be difficult to spot

Who, exactly, is being corrected by an execution?

On a phrase used by people with brains of tinsel

By means of proper framing, graphs can lie like a parliamentary candidate

Am I really part of the EasyJet community?

Does the printer really “experience” anything?

We have no sense of the tragic, only of victimhood, says Theodore Dalrymple

No rainbow-painting child could possibly understand the relative performance, good or bad, of the NHS

Theodore Dalrymple says the connection between expenditure and result is extremely tenuous