Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Office of Government Commerce

Her Majesty’s Treasury has a subsection known as the Office of Government Commerce.

The Office of Government Commerce has a new logo.

Unfortunately, it turns out that, when scene from certain angles, the OGC’s new logo looks like… erm…

Well, see for yourself.

The Flight of the Emperors

The British take April Fools’ Day very seriously; almost every newspaper has at least one hoax story.

This year, my favorite print hoax was from the Sun, which was no doubt inspired by the media frenzy surrounding Carla Bruni, the glamorous wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, during their recent visit to London. According to the Sun’s April 1 report:

FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy is to have pioneering stretch surgery in a bid to make him taller.