Mayank Jain, Madhya Pradesh state police superintendent, is apparently going round giving colleagues with a moustache 65c and telling everyone else that men with what look like two rats disappearing into their nasal cavity get taken more seriously (cf Gol Maal). What about the hypothesis that men with an exaggerated sense of self-importance tend to let their hair grow? What about Mr Savalas?
Via Boing Boing Blog
- “Children [here] can use both their hands to write in two different languages on two different subjects at the same time”
I don’t know whether they’ll be good for anything else, but I do hope there’s a piano lying around somewhere in the Veena Vadini School at Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh.
- Dodgy film of the week
El santuario no se rinde, on at 10 at the Filmoteca. Released in 1949, apparently it has the besieged Guardia Civils sing fandangos while they wait for the red notary to desert the French International Brigades and die honourably. The big question: will it be worse than Jean Renoir’s La Marseillaise, seen the other week? …
- Madrassa murders
An investigation is underway in Mehmood Booti, Lahore into the bizarre murder of three young men at a failing prayer school:
- Is Seumas Milne a Spanish secret agent?
Bugger takes the wall.