19 Jan 2006 17:26:55
Peter Thomas
Ifin trouble, dial 999


Richard Woods rescued off Mexico. Call via Falmouth coastguards.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/cornwall/4628466.stm

Wonder how his family here heard of it?
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Peter Thomas


19 Jan 2006 17:38:03
Ronald Raygun
Re: Ifin trouble, dial 999

Peter Thomas wrote:

> Richard Woods rescued off Mexico. Call via Falmouth coastguards.
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/cornwall/4628466.stm

"... storm-force winds of more than 55mph (52 knots)."

Isn't 52 knots more than 60mph? OK, I know that it's therefore also more
than 55mph, but hacks don't often miss an opportunity to sensationalise
maximally.