Home Journalism Venning's Law Of Questions January 23, 2021 Venning’s Law Of Questions Author Tim Worstall Comments 4 Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Email Print “The correct answer to any question which contains the word “surely” is no.” John Venning, formerly of Downside, latterly St. Paul’s. Tweet SUPPORT US WITH A SUBSCRIPTION? Previous articleSpot The Error From Aditya ChakraborttyNext articleOxfam’s Whining About Inequality Again You may also like Journalism Again, They’re Entirely Misunderstanding What Is Happening To American Newspapers Tim Worstall - June 23, 2021 2 American journalists are not a happy lot presently. Hedge funds, even that dread private equity, is buying up the remains of that dead dead... Read more Journalism The American Prospect’s Economic Knowledge And The Gamestop Hustle Tim Worstall - June 23, 2021 3 One of the problems with The American Prospect is that no one there actually understands matters economic or financial. Therefore their attempts at critiques... Read more Journalism Fixing The Washington Post Requires That It Become More Democractic Tim Worstall - May 25, 2021 1 That Democratic, not democratic. This is the considered opinion of a major commentator on the state of the American press. Or, to be more... Read more 4 COMMENTS Surely that’s wrong? Reply And don’t call me Shirley. Reply Surely that is correct. Reply I’d surely be right to use that word in all my comments in future. Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. expunct in British Englishexpunct (ɪkˈspʌŋkt)VERB (transitive)1. to delete or erase; blot out; obliterate2. to wipe out or destroy Support Us Recent posts American Hyperconsumerism Is Killing Fewer People! Climate Change Tim Worstall - July 30, 2021 2 This report does not say what the Guardian headline writers think it does: Three Americans create enough carbon emissions to kill one person, study finds The... Read more Contracts Often Lag New Revenue Streams Business Tim Worstall - July 30, 2021 2 I've been - vaguely and not with any great interest - anticipating a story like this: Scarlett Johansson sues Walt Disney over Marvel’s Black Widow... Read more Richard Murphy Rediscovers Monetarism Economics Tim Worstall - July 29, 2021 1 We have a delightful example of how Richard Murphy simply doesn't understand the basic nuts and bolts of the economics he wants to impose... Read more Vox Is Missing The Point About Having A Constitution Civil Liberty Tim Worstall - July 29, 2021 2 Not that we should be all that surprised by this from the progressives at Vox. No government- well, no one not controlled by... Read more So Let’s Have An Elitist Technocracy Instead! Politics Tim Worstall - July 28, 2021 2 There's been a certain amount - OK, a lot - of squealing in the US about how democracy is the ultimate value and we... Read more Recent comments djc on Contracts Often Lag New Revenue Streams CJ Nerd on American Hyperconsumerism Is Killing Fewer People! Quentin Vole on Contracts Often Lag New Revenue Streams Quentin Vole on American Hyperconsumerism Is Killing Fewer People! Boganboy on Vox Is Missing The Point About Having A Constitution Mohave Greenie on Vox Is Missing The Point About Having A Constitution Mohave Greenie on So Let’s Have An Elitist Technocracy Instead!