Wednesday, July 27

"Marquee", not "marquis"

Evan Osnos writes,
The Murdoch-mania is so conspicuous that some Chinese viewers are asking if it has anything to do with the fact that it coincides with the moment that Party leaders are struggling to quell criticism over a train crash that casts doubt on the safety of a marquis political symbol, China’s high-speed rail network.
He means "marquee", not "marquis".

Monday, July 25

Fukushima as it was

This was mounted on a piece of plastic and given to me many years ago by an American who worked for a company building another reactor in Japan.