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Megaton
13th Dec 2006, 19:40
From the BBC News website:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6176209.stm

Implementation

Dr Kevin De C0ck, director of the HIV/Aids department of the World Health Organization told the BBC the results were a "significant scientific advance" but were not a magic bullet and would never replace existing prevention strategies.

You couldn't make it up!

tony draper
13th Dec 2006, 19:48
So does pulling oneself. :rolleyes:

tilewood
13th Dec 2006, 20:07
I'm buying Marigold gloves for Christmas........ and don't
ask who Marigold is?!! ;)

In the meantime can anyone recommend a rabbi?

Airbus38
13th Dec 2006, 20:21
Kevin De Cock?

You think he'd find a different line of work, surely...!

Grainger
13th Dec 2006, 20:23
's called Nominative Determinism - people tend to gravitate towards professions that have something in common with their names.

Airbus38
13th Dec 2006, 20:28
Very interesting.....so what will I be then? My surname is Parkhurst. I used to be called 'Dartmoor' but who'd want to be called after a prison?

wasdale
13th Dec 2006, 21:26
Current fashion is to be named after one's place of conception......:}

stevef
13th Dec 2006, 21:34
Blimey! Half the expectant teenagers nowadays wouldn't have a clue. Or maybe we'd hear, 'I hereby christen this boy Basildon Bus-Shelter IV'.

Huck
13th Dec 2006, 21:59
"My Grandma's Couch" Smith....

ShyTorque
13th Dec 2006, 22:21
"Bikeshed Barnes".....

Grainger
13th Dec 2006, 22:37
Here you go: Nominative Determinism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nominative_determinism)

Larry Speakes is quite amusing, but the prize has to go to Mike Evangelist - marketing director for Apple computers.

Buster Hyman
13th Dec 2006, 22:46
This sounds like a prick of an idea!

ShyTorque
13th Dec 2006, 22:54
Didn't work for Mr. Smoketoomuch in the travel agent sketch, though.

arcniz
14th Dec 2006, 06:22
's called Nominative Determinism - people tend to gravitate towards professions that have something in common with their names.

Thank you, Grainger! Had inferred the concept, but didna have access to the 'term of art', by means of which to readily explore it further. Mahalo!

TwinAisle
15th Dec 2006, 16:32
My favourite, although a dreadful subject...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,13509-1959703,00.html

What a name to have to write on paedophilia....