I heard this story on the radio last week and meant to blog about it, but better late than never. It’s the one about the BBC weather people being told to ‘sex-up’ their forecasts. Now bear in mind that it comes from one of those infamous ‘leaked memos’ and that it was in the Daily Mail, so there may or may not be much substance to, but I rather hope there is.
Saying that “chilly in areas” should become “warm for most” and that “isolated storms” might now be termed as “hot and sunny for most” has a certain appeal. Read more ›››