Saturday, October 09, 2004

Census madness

Nobody really likes giving all their personal information out. Lengthy registration processes, identity rape and the like really wind people up. Especially me.

We know it's not a particularly new idea, ever since the Doomsday book, the powers that be have kept records about everyone in the land. And now there's the census to content with. Which is fine, if you're into that kind of thing. Not everybody is, though. At the last census a couple of years ago, there was a bit of a mission to get Jedi acknowledged as a religion. Turns out Brighton has the most in the UK (2%).

What I found out today was that it's not a new idea at all. They did it in 1901 as well. Either that, or someone's been cursed from birth being called William Poop.

Well I thought it was interesting, anyway.

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