Omicron Party!

This afternoon in the House, Health Secretary Sajid Javid announced that community transmission of the new Omicron variant has taken hold in England. So far, this version seems to be relatively mild, which leads us to wonder why, instead of trying to suppress infection from Omicron, why aren’t we holding Omicron parties?

And speaking of parties, James and Toby also question the government’s new policies to crack down on drugs at the same time The Sunday Times is reporting about traces of cocaine turning up in Parliament.

On a lighter note we talk about the guys’ shooting weekend and in Culture Corner we touch on the novelist Derek Robinson, who writes about the RAF, the film Zola and the new Amazon Prime series The Wheel of Time.

This week’s opening sound is of Javid Savid’s remarks in the House.

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  1. T.C. Member
    T.C.
    @TCNYMEX

    How do you pronounce a millionth of a meter?

    My-kron.

    Why would you change how you pronounce it just because some some ancient Greek stuck an “O”  in front of it and declared it the 15th letter of the alphabet?

    Oh-my-kron

     

     

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  2. EJHill Podcaster
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    T.C.: How do you pronounce a millionth of a meter?

    I’ve been producing this show for so long I don’t know how to pronounce or spell anything! (But colour it a labour of love!)

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  3. colleenb Member
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    EJHill (View Comment):

    T.C.: How do you pronounce a millionth of a meter?

    I’ve been producing this show for so long I don’t know how to pronounce or spell anything! (But colour it a labour of love!)

    As long as your on schedule (schedwall), St. John (sinjin)!

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