Welcome back. In case you missed it, the ODT have been up to their old tricks over the break.
Yip. You missed nothing.
So the ODT has a column called “Ask a Scientist” where readers send in questions and a scientist answers them. Or apparently just googles the question.
They’re thinking of renaming the column Ask a Scientist a Question About Algae.
To be fair on the ODT’s resident scientist, they have clearly just discovered the internet,
ODT Watch would like to formally congratulate Paul Gorman on his superbly anachronistic phrases.
According to Google (does this make us scientists?) “chuffed to little mintballs” is outdated Yorkshire idiom. Of course it is.
‘Strong cultural element’ here meaning some Māori people were there.
Finally, the ODT are asking the question that’s on all of our minds
Do you want to have anal sex with your financial advisor?