Sunday, September 09, 2007

Supersonic detection

Excuses for not having a TV license.

(England really is a foreign country, this is a heartening reminder, globalization can only go so far...)

(Thanks to Nico for the link.)


  1. What a useful link, which I'll pass on to my children. They need to practise (we have such officers in Germany too).

  2. Did you get the Michael Fish joke? I imagine that did not travel?

  3. This has an Onion-like irony quality to it. I have never heard of this! I will file this under "you learn something new every day." Can you imagine trying to do something like this in the US? What is the money from the licenses used for?

  4. RLW: to help finance public TV and radio. Think part of the costs of the BBC, for example.